Dittany of Crete – Something for Everyone

Dittany of Crete - Something for Everyone

The plant Origanum dictamnus represents different things to different people. Botanists would call the interesting wooly texture of the leaves ” Tomentose”. Ancient Greeks used to fall off cliffs trying to collect it for love potions. Gardeners plant it for the interesting foliage and the purplish pink flowers that appear in hop-like clusters. In magickal lore it ” Aids in the areas of; Manifestations & Astral Projection” (ref. http://herbalriot.tumblr.com). Chefs even have a use for it ……. Click on the image for a Medieval Style Fried Chicken recipe.