Cuban Oregano

February 18, 2020

Cuban Oregano


Cuban Oregano, Tropical Oregano, Mexican Mint, Plectranthus amboinicus Cuban Oregano is a semi-succulent perennial plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae, with a pungent oregano-like flavor and odor. It grows abundantly and has tender, juice-filled leaves that can be rubbed on the skin to deter mosquitos and pathogens. Similar in profile to Oregano (Zaatar), it carries a pungent aroma and strong medicinal qualities. Revered for its highly antibacterial and antiviral components, Oregano is immune-boosting and a perfect preventative for colds, flu and infections. It has been used throughout history as a tonic to support longevity and also for the rapid cure of acute conditions.


  • Supports longevity
  • Boosts immunity
  • Fights parasites
  • Good for respiratory problems such as asthma, croup, bronchitis, coughs and flu
  • Treats skin for conditions of athlete’s foot, psoriasis, and fungal infections
  • Helps repel mosquitos


  • Antibacterial
  • Antiviral
  • Antiparasitic
  • Antifungal
  • Highly antiseptic and antimicrobial
  • Immune-boosting

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