Oregano Compactum Morocco
Origanum compactum is found in Morocco – grows in Rif, Tangier, central-northern Morocco, north western Morocco, west of southern Morocco, the Haouz, the Haut atlas and south of the Iberian Peninsula, South-West Spain and North Africa. Studies have demonstrated that essential oils and extracts from this species have many biological activities as antimicrobial, antioxidant, cytotoxic, antitumoral, anti-corrosion, etc. Oregano oil is high in phenols, which are natural phytochemical compounds with beneficial antioxidant effects. The two most abundant phenols in it are thymol and carvacrol.