Showing Food Pot marjoram
|Scientific Name||Origanum onites|
|Description||Origanum onites, the Cretan oregano, Turkish oregano, pot marjoram or rίgani in Greek (Ελληνική ρίγανη), is a plant species in the genus Origanum found in Greece and Turkey. It has similar flavors as oregano. Its essential oil can be distinguished from other species such as Greek oregano (Origanum vulgare ssp. hirtum). The plant contains the chemical compounds thymol, carvacrol and cedrol. It has antimicrobial activities. [Wikipedia]|
|Group||Herbs and Spices|
|Content Reference||— Duke, James. 'Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. United States Department of Agriculture.' Agricultural Research Service, Accessed April 27 (2004).|
— Shinbo, Y., et al. 'KNApSAcK: a comprehensive species-metabolite relationship database.' Plant Metabolomics. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2006. 165-181.