Supports Respiratory & Digestive Health! NOW Oregano Capsules are of the Origanum vulgare species commonly known as wild Oregano. Oregano is an ancient culinary herb whose name means “joy-of-the-mountain”. It was well known and used by herbalist/physicians in ancient Egypt. In Aristotle’s day, Greek herbalists used oregano for medicinal use and as an antidote. Oregano has been widely used in Europe as a spice in food and treasured for its value as an herbal supplement. These capsules offer the quality and potency of pure Oregano in convenient capsule form.