Majoram, Sweet Essential Oil
Latin Name: Origanum majorana L.
Part of plant: Flowering Tops
Aroma Character: Clear, warm-spicy, nutty
Blends Well with: Lavender, Rosemary, Bergamot
Marjoram, Sweet Properties: General strengthening, balancing of vegetative nervous system; vagotonic. stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system, subdues the sympathetic nervous system, regulates excessive functioning of thyroid gland; analgesic, sedative; lowers blood pressure through vasodilation, anaphrodisiac; anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial; stomach strengthening, promotes digestion, carminative; promotes menstruation.
Marjoram, Sweet Indications: Vegetative dystonia, high blood pressure, nervous disorders, asthenia, sexual sedative, runny nose, sinusitis, coughing, bronchitis, whooping cough, otitis; infections of digestive tract, nausea, and vomiting; rheumatism, artrosis, neuralgia; amenorrhea.
Marjoram, Sweet Main Components: D-alpha-terpineol, terpinene.
Marjorm, Sweet Contraindications, side effiects: None known for normal dosage.
Marjoram, Sweet is a bushy perennial plant growing up to 60cm high with a hairy stem, dark green oval leaves and small whitish flowers in clusters. The whole plant is strongly aromatic.
Marjoram, Sweet was a very popular with and a common medicinal plant amongst the Ancient Greeks. The name originates from a Greek word meaning 'joy of the mountains'. It is a very useful herbs which has been used for its soothing, fortifying and warming effects.