Latin Name: Lippia graveolens
Product: Mexican Oregano
Description: Indigenous to the Southwest in the U.S., it grows as far into Central America as Nicaragua; Close relative of Lemon Verbena; Valorized interest in its health-boosting flavanoids in recent years; Mexican Oregano has expanded as more Chefs experiment with traditional Mexican cuisine
Tasting Notes: Subtle Pungent, Wintergreen-like aroma; Spicy essence Common Oregano (which it's not related to)
Usages: Some chefs treat it strictly as a flavoring; Signature South American cuisine; Experimental and fusion dishes
Storage Instructions: Storage Instructions: Best when used within 7 days of procuring.