Marjoram Essential Oil – Origanum majorana – or Sweet Marjoram, is steam distilled from the aromatic fresh and dried leaves of the Marjoram herb. It is a herb which grows in many parts of the world but like its relation Oregano, is specifically well connected to the Mediterranean highland region where it produces the best and most widely used essential oil in the cooler climate.
Marjoram Essential Oil has been used for hundreds of years to assist in healing, as a decongestant and used in spiritual rituals.
Marjoram essential oil can assist in reducing pain from over-exertion and when used topically with a carrier oil is known to relieve the tension caused from headaches and related ailments.
Marjoram essential oil can be used as an anti-viral, anti-bacterial, helps with menstrual problems. When used topically Marjoram oil can assist in calming, generating a feeling of contentment specifically when suffering from anger, anxiety or stress. Heritage Oils has a very popular blend for that purpose to place in a diffuser as a calming agent.
Your oil blends well with other essential oils like WA Sandalwood, lemon, orange oils and is quite refreshing when diffused through the house or office with Tasmanian Peppermint essential oil.
Use your marjoram oil with respect as it can harm if swallowed neat. Keep out of the reach of children and store away from sunlight below 30°.
The best way to treat your marjoram oil is to follow the directions of looking after oregano essential oil.
Major chemical compounds: sabinene, cymene, gamma terpinene, alpha-terpinene, terpinolene,