Historically, marjoram has been called the “happiness herb” due to its emotional promotion of love and longevity. Marjoram essential oil has a spicy, peppery aroma and can often be found in kitchens around the world. It is also rich in antioxidants, which protect cells from damaging free radicals.
Botanical Name: Origanum majorana
Origin: Southern Europe
Extraction: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Flowers and leaves
Aroma: Warm and spicy with a hint of nutmeg
Applications: Dilute to use topically, aromatically
Benefits: Antiseptic, pain relief, arthritis, bruises, thyroid function, cardiovascular disease, anxiety, stress, grief, feelings of oppression, psychosis, insomnia, vertigo, epileptic seizures, migraines, rheumatism, respiratory infections, digestion
Safety Considerations: Dilute well before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.