Sweet Marjoram 100% Pure Joy Naturals essential oil has enjoyed popularity as a common medicinal herb around the Mediterranean basin. A few drops of Marjoram essential oil can be put in a diffuser before bed, and a few drops can be added to bath salts and then into a hot bath at the first signs of a cold.
Did you know?
Wild oregano is also known as common marjoram – part of the mint family (lamiaceae).
It is also a close cousin to Oregano.
Botanical Name: Marjorana Hortensis L.
Main Constituents: 4-Terpineol: 23% Linalool: 18% γ-Terpinene: 13.5%
Plant Part: Flowers and Leaves
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear, pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a medium aroma, it has a warm and spicy aroma, with a note like nutmeg.
Blends With: Orange, Lavender, Frankincense, Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, Basil, Thyme, Cypress, Elemi, and Chamomile.
Product Abstract: An herb of the Origanum family, Sweet Marjoram enjoyed popularity as a common medicinal herb around the Mediterranean basin. A few drops can be put in a vaporizer before bed, and a few drops can be added to a hot bath at the first signs of a cold. It is used in masculine, oriental, and herbal-spicy blends for perfumes and colognes.
Cautions: DO NOT DRINK essential oils. Dilute before use; may cause skin irritation in some individuals, so a skin test is recommended prior to use. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children. For best results Diffuse or use topically with a carrier oil.
Pure Joy Naturals provides this essential oils guide for educational purposes only and not as medical advice. Please consult a qualified healthcare practitioner or resource on essential oil uses, safety and precautions for all essential oils.