Marjoram/Origanum Majorana

Sweet Marjoram is an aromatic herb, with dark-green ovate leaves and spiky clusters of small flowers, white to pink in color. Cultivated by the Egyptians pot marjoram was used to make perfumes, unguents and medicines and the plant was dedicated to Osiris, the god who was king of the afterlife and overlord of agriculture.

Therapeutic properties: Marjoram has analgesic, anaphrodisiac, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, antiviral, carminative, digestive  and digestive stimulant properties.
Ayurveda Medicine: Balances the Kapha Dosha, decreases the Vata Dosha and increases the Pitta Dosha.
Perfume Key Qualities: Warming and calming.

Marjoram can give one the ability to embrace one's unconscious fears. It can help to promote courage and confidence. It can also be helpful in allowing one to accept deep, emotional loss. It also promotes the ability to give. It unifies the left and right brain. Marjoram enhances the probability of attracting love, happiness, health and wealth. However use with caution as prolonged overuse might deaden the emotions.
Marjoram may also be beneficial for those going into a period of celibacy. Marjoram can help one to forgive without judgment, without criticism, for no other reason than to have an untroubled heart.

Origin: Spain
Colour: A clear to pale yellow essential.
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Part Used: Dried flowering tops
Color: Blue, Orange
CAS Numbers: 8015-01-8
Aroma Description: Warm and spicy.
Note: Middle


Dilution of oil is always recommended. May cause skin irritation in some individuals and a skin test is recommended prior to use. Store into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life. Do not use during pregnancy.


These statements have not been evaluated by Food and Drugs Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease(s).

The information has been extracted from books written by Beverely Hawkins, (West Coast Institute of Aromatherapy) Vancouver, Canada. Hawkins, B. (1999). West Coast Institute of Aromatherapy.
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