Spices 101: Oregano

Spices 101: Oregano

"The Wonder Spice"

We all have the power to turn our everyday food into superfood: just add spice.

Spices have been a hot commodity for thousands of years. Literally. At times, salt has ranked more valuable than gold. Cultures all over the world have turned to dried seeds and roots, cracked, ground, or cooked whole, to preserve their foods, strengthen their reserves, and nourish and heal their bodies.

At Countertop, we use the power of spices like turmeric, cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, black pepper, cloves, and more, to help you cook delicious food with maximum health in minimum time.

Why we love Oregano

Aromatic Oregano usually brings Italian dishes to mind: pizza, pasta sauces, etc., but it’s also a nutritional powerhouse on top of adding that special flavor to your favorite fusilli dish.⁣

Oregano is full of vitamins, nutrients, micronutrients and naturally occurring minerals: ⁣

  • Antioxidant Polyphenols & Flavones⁣
  • Cholesterol-lowering Phytosterols⁣
  • Bone-strengthening Calcium & Vitamin K⁣
  • Digestive Fiber⁣
  • Antioxidant Vitamin E⁣
  • Eye-health supporting Vitamin A, Lutein + zeaxanthin⁣
  • Body-building Folate⁣
  • System-supporting Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium⁣

 

Research shows (and ancient Ayurveda knows) Oregano can act as a/an:⁣

  • Antibiotic⁣
  • Anti-viral⁣
  • Antimicrobial⁣
  • Antibacterial⁣
  • Anti-parasitic⁣
  • Digestive⁣
  • Respiratory support⁣
  • Anti-inflammatory⁣

 

Oregano… not just for pasta anymore!

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Countertop is passionate about helping you cook with maximum health in minimum time. Our products re-imagine everyday staples like butter, sweetener, and seasonings into minimally processed, easy to use, outrageously delicious superfood blends that turn the foods you already love into foods your body will love you for. Read more about our Countertop story here.

 

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