Oregano is a collective name of a group of taxa have been used as spice and known as Turkish "Kekik". Different genera and species of the family Labiatae containing timol and carvacrol are being used as oregano. It is determined that 9 taxa are being exported as oregano. They are: Origanum minutiflorum O. Schwarz & P.H. Davis, O. majorana L., O. onites L., O. syriacum L. ssp. bevanii (Holmes) Greuter & Burdet, O. vulgare L. ssp. hirtum (Link) Ietsw., Satureja thymbra L., S. cuneifolia Ten., Coridothymus capitatus (L.) Rchb. f., Thymbra spicata L. ssp. spicata.