origanum


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origanum

(əˈrɪɡənəm)
n
(Plants) any plant of the herbaceous aromatic Mediterranean genus Origanum: family Lamiaceae. See oregano, marjoram, dittany1
[New Latin, from Greek origanon wild marjoram]
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Noun1.origanum - any of various fragrant aromatic herbs of the genus Origanum used as seasoningsoriganum - any of various fragrant aromatic herbs of the genus Origanum used as seasonings
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Origanum - a genus of aromatic mints of the family Labiatae
knotted marjoram, Majorana hortensis, Origanum majorana, sweet marjoram - aromatic European plant native to Mediterranean and Turkey; not widespread in Europe
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The researchers incorporated specific essential oils--Syzygium aromaticum from clove and Origanum vulgare from oregano--as emulsions into water-soluble polymers to produce an antimicrobial film.
The theaflavins showed a clear reactivity against herpes-simplex type 1 virus (HSV-1), the same did extracts derived from Origanum vulgare L.
The chopped pea was mixed and divided into equal portions allocated to five groups: CON (non-treated), distilled water, denoted as control group; organic acid (OA) group, a mixture of 60% formic acid, 20% sodium formate and 20% water applied at a rate of 5 g/kg fresh forage (Silofarm Liquid, Farmavet, Istanbul, Turkey); origanum (ORE) group, origanum onites essential oil at 400 mg/kg fresh forage; cinnamon (CIN) group, cinnamon essential oil at 400 mg/kg fresh forage; origanum+cinnamon (ORECIN) group, a mixture of ORE and CIN applied at an equal rate of 400 mg/kg fresh forage.
Table 1: Breakdown of herbal formula--Parex (Health World LTD) Herb Amount Juglans nigra 500mg Artemisia annua 400mg Berberis vulgaris 400mg Zingiber officinalis 250mg Gentiana lutea 200mg Origanum vulgarea (oil) 2mg Cinnamon zeylanicum (oil) 2mg Thymus vulgaris (oil) 2mg Probiotic Ultra flora LGG (Lactobacillus rhamnosus 10 billion) (Health World LTD)
The following herbs were used: flowers of marigold Calendula officinalis, flowers of chamomile Matricaria recutita, leaves of sage Salvia officinalis, bark of cinnamon Cinnamomum verum, cloves of Syzygium aromaticum buds, root of liquorice Glycyrrhiza glabra, flowers of lavender Lavandula angustifolia, leaves of oregano Origanum vulgare, fruits of dog rose Rosa canina, and rhizome of sweet flag Acorus calamus.
Alyssum spp, Portulaca oleracea, Sesamum indicum, Origanum majorana, Trigonella foenum, Anethum graveolens, Melilotus officinalis, Trachyspermum ammi, Cuminum cyminum, Lactuca sativa and Lallemantia royleana [23, 24].
Acaricidal activity was reported from essential oils from leaves and flowers of Ageratum houstonianum, Origanum onites and O.
Origanum, the plant that zaatar grows from, is a wild plant that can grow anywhere, with little need for pesticides, insecticides or fertilizer.
Origanum vulgare 'Aureum Crispum' has small, crinkly yellow-green leaves with a mild flavor; it prefers some shade in summer.