Oregano
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Oregano in TCM:

Explore the properties of Oregano according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):



Temperature: warm

Channels: SP, HT, UB, KD, LV

Flavors: bitter, pungent

Special Properties:
circulates qi, clears heat, disperses wind


In terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Oregano is known for its ability to promote qi circulation, clear heat, and expel wind. It is also specifically helpful to clear wind-heat.

In general the ancient Chinese medical texts cite that it enters the Spleen, Heart, Urine Bladder, Kidney, and Liver. The flavor of Oregano is bitter and acrid, and it is considered to be warm in temperature.