Marjoram Sweet Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Origanum majorana
Country of Origin: Egypt
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Freshly dried flowering plant
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Fresh-medicinal, sweet, herbaceous scent
Blends Well With: Carrot Seed, Coriander Seed, Cypress, Dill Weed, Helichrysum italicum, Lemongrass, Mandarin, Nutmeg, Orange Sweet, Sandalwood Australian, Tea Tree and Thyme Thymol.
Cautions: None known.
For seasonal illness, add 2-3 of drops of marjoram to 1 ounce of milk or 1 teaspoon carrier oil, then add this to ½ cup of Epsom salts in a warm bath to help relieve symptoms.
Add marjoram to a carrier oil or lotion to relieve occasional tired, sore muscles such as after a strenuous workout or to relieve the discomfort suffered during the menstrual cycle.
The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.