A staple in the kitchen, oregano is the quintessential Italian herb used as a seasoning for sauces, soups and meats. Oregano comes in several varieties, but it typically has dark green leaves with white flowers.
Thyme is a savory herb that comes in several varieties. It’s used in cooking, especially dishes with meat or cheese, or in tea for sore throat and coughs. It is also said to repel pests.