Cyprus Released Aromatic Stamp on Oregano

\"cyprusCyprus post issued an aromatic stamp featuring oregano.Oregano – or \”rouvanos\” – is a member of the Lamiaceae family.

It is an aromatic bush or semi-bush growing up to 100cm tall with spade-shaped, succulent and thick hairy leaves.

It is a species native to Cyprus, restricted mainly to the Pafos forest area and thrives in rocky areas in various habitats, at an altitude between 200-100m.

It is used extensively in cooking and is one of the most popular herbs in the Mediterranean cuisine.

Oregano is effective against headaches and insomnia and acts as a cure for stomach ailments.

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