Botanical Name: Coleus Amboinicus L. or Plectranthus amboinicus. Medicinal Properties: Aromatic, carminative, emmenagogue, diaphoretic, tonic, stimulant The plant called is commonly known Clavo in the Philippines or Oregano like plant is found and cultivated in the Philippines.Cuban Oregano Uses - Gardening Know How
Cuban oregano is a member of the mint or deadnettle family. As such, it has characteristic thick, fuzzy leaves with a strong pleasing odor. Leaves are grayish green and finely haired and saw-toothed at the edges.Oregano - Wikipedia
Oregano is a culinary herb, used for the flavor of its leaves, which can be more flavorful when dried than fresh. It has an aromatic, warm, and slightly bitter taste, which can vary in intensity. Good-quality oregano may be strong enough almost to numb the tongue, but cultivars adapted to colder climates may have a lesser flavor.Oregano; the herb of the love Goddess - The Cave Woman Cafe
Oregano was also used often medicinally in ancient Greece. It was created into salves to treat achy muscles and sores. They also knew that oregano oil is a super powered (probably by Aphrodite) antibiotic agent that we are just catching onto.Roasted Cuban Inspired Turkey with a Garlic Mojo Marinade ...
As many of you know, I am first generation Cuban woman. My parents, along with my paternal grandmother, migrated to the US in the 60s. I am very proud of my heritage for it plays a big role in my life today.