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What does oregano smell like?

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Oregano has a spicy, sweet aroma. Oregano adds a warm spiciness to food, and the oil from oregano can be used for medicinal and therapeutic purposes.

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What does oregano smell like?
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Oregano is also known as marjoram or pot marjoram. Drying oregano intensifies its flavor. Mediterranean oregano has a milder flavor than Mexican oregano. Mexican oregano is often part of chili recipes, and Mediterranean oregano is usually a part of pizza seasoning.

Oregano oil can be used to purify and cleanse the body and bring about a sense of vitality, according to Puritan's Pride. Oregano oil blends well with lavender and tea tree oils, as well as eucalyptus and cypress oils.

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