Another winner! Ranked the 13th Best Flavored Olive Oil in the World by the EVOOWR* with over 6 international awards!
Utterly Mediterranean with the distinctive air of Province in Southern France. Tarragon with its complex anise flavoring and the floral essence of lavender give the French twist to this unique blend that includes thyme, basil, rosemary, fennel, and savory. Herb de Provence Infused Olive Oil with its spring like herbs is perfect over roasted chicken, egg dishes, grilled seafood and unparalleled in enhancing tomato-based soups and stews like ratatouille or in a hot dressing for cool spinach salad. Ooh la la!
Invite Your Inner Chef Out to Play!
Grab your beret and get your bistro soundtrack on! Try pairing this Award Winning Herb de Provence Infused Olive Oil with none other than our Champagne White Balsamic – but of course! Inspired? Try Peach White Balsamic or Fig Dark Balsamic.
Trace elements are the tiny cogs in the working wheels of an efficient immune system. Small but mighty, these trace vitamins and minerals are only needed in minute amounts to support health and growth, but are often missing from our meals. Getting them from multiple sources ensures that your daily meals are truly health supporting.
Thyme is rich in vitamin A and vitamin C and trace minerals, copper, iron and manganese. Like its cousin oregano, thyme is from the mint family. Its active ingredients thymol and carvacrol have antiviral, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties.
Basil has a long history in Traditional Chinese Medicine as well as Ayurvedic Medicine going back centuries. Basil is from the mint family and is a traditional medicine to treat respiratory and gastrointestinal tract disorders. It is rich in vitamin A, vitamin K, calcium, manganese, magnesium, iron, zinc and potassium. Studies show basil to have antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal properties lowering the risk of chronic inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, heart disease, and bowl issues.
Lavender is commonly used for medicinal and therapeutic remedies. Lavender contains two anti-inflammatory compounds called linalool and linalyl acetate known to be effective in alleviating insomnia, anxiety, headache and migraine, acne, burns, eczema and dry skin, hair loss, mood issues and chemotherapy side effects. Lavender is also antifungal and has been known effective in post-operative recovery in alleviating anxiety.
Tarragon is anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-depressant and may stimulate thyroid. It’s used for a variety of ailments including blood sugar regulation, inflammation and pain, improving sleep, to increase appetite and support heart health, Tarragon contains several vitamins and minerals. Vitamins include beta-carotene (vitamin A), ascorbic acid (vitamin C), pyridoxine (vitamin B6), and folate (vitamin B9), along with minerals calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and small amounts of sodium, zinc, manganese and selenium. Tarragon is also high in flavonoids quercetin, kaempferol, lutein, naringenin and contains phenolic acids; chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, and vanillic acid.
Rosemary: Active ingredients carnosic and rosmarinic acids have powerful antibacterial, antiviral, anticancer, and antifungal properties. High in manganese essential for metabolic health. Quickens healing and is known to brighten the mind aiding concentration and memory. The phytochemicals in rosemary may help to improve eye health, regulate liver function, and lower the risk of asthma. Rosemary is also a rich source of B vitamins: thiamin (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), niacin (vitamin B3), pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) and folate (vitamin B9).
Fennel is a powerhouse and the most widely used herbal plant for traditional remedies to aid digestive, endocrine system, reproductive and respiratory systems. It is antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial, antimicrobial, antiviral, antimutagenic, antinociceptive, antipyretic, antispasmodic, antithrombotic, apoptotic, cardio-protective, chemo modulatory, antitumor, hypoglycemic, hypolipidemic and memory enhancing. Fennel has 87 volatile compounds including the polyphenol antioxidants rosmarinic acid, chlorogenic acid, quercetin and apigenin as well as a source of beta-carotine vitamin A, ascorbic acid vitamin C, iron, magnesium, potassium and manganese and folate (vitamin B9).
Savory is used for loss of appetite, cough, intestinal cramps and disorders, indigestion, nausea, excessive thirst for diabetics, sore throat, insect bites and as an aphrodisiac. Savory is anticancer, antidiabetic, cardio-protective. It is a potent source of beta-carotine (vitamin A), ascorbic acid (vitamin B5), pyridoxine (vitamin B6), and folate (vitamin B9). Savory also contains healthy fatty acids, Omega 3 fatty acids, Omega 6 fatty acids, and is rich in minerals, sodium and potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc and copper all contributing to improved bone and skin health and overall immunity. Thymol and carvacrol account for its anti-inflammatory properties and effect on rheumatoid arthritis.
High Phenolic EVOO used in each Laconiko infused blend is a significant source of micronutrients and polyphenols having antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, cardioprotective, neuroprotective, anticancer, antidiabetic, and antimicrobial properties. It is an excellent source of vitamin E and vitamin K, a good ratio of Omega 6 and Omega 3. Phenolic compounds are also active in promoting healthy gut microbiota by reducing the abundance of pathogenic bacteria, stimulating the growth of beneficial bacteria, and increasing the production of microbially produced short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs).
Internationally award winning for taste, Laconiko Extra Virgin Olive Oil is Aristoleo-DataLok Certified High Phenolic. The phenolic content accounts for the pungent taste which causes a peppery sensation in the throat.
*EVOOWR is an internationally olive oil rating system that awards prizes based on accumulated points over several internationally recognized award competitions. It truly is the level playing field – impartial and decisive.
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