Majoram, Wild or Spanish Marjoram Essential Oil
Latin Name: Thymus mastichina L.
Part of plant: Flowering Tops
Aroma Character: Clearing, fresh, spicy
Blends Well with: Lavender, Bergamot.
Marjoram, Wild or Spanish Marjoram Properties: Against infection, bacteria, and viruses; against colds, expectorant, relieves coughs, reduces blockage of respiratory tract; stimulating and strengthening.
Marjoram, Wild or Spanish Marjoram Indications: Atony of respiratory and digestion, sinusitis, influenza, bronchitis, and viral bronchitis.
Marjoram, Wild or Spanish Marjoram Main Components: Cineole, d-alpha-pinene, isovalerian acid, 1- linalool.
Marjoram, Wild or Spanish Marjoram Contraindications, side effects: None known for normal dosage.
Marjoram, Wild or Spanish Marjoram is a perennial plant, growing up to 60cm high with a hairy stem, dark green, oval leaves and small reddish-purple flowers. The whole plant is strongly aromatic. The essential oil is obtained by steam distillation.