Latin Name: origanum majorana
Alternative Name: majorana hortensis, knotted Marjoram, sweet marjoram, wintersweet, pot marjoram, joy of the mountain, knotted marjorane, marjorlaine, mountain mint – o. onites.
Forms Available: essential oil, cut, leaf, flower
Marjoram – origanum majoran – Also known as Sweet Marjoram, Wintersweet, and Pot Marjoram -O.onites. Sweet Marjoram leaves have a sweeter, spicier taste than the leaves of Oregano and Pot marjoram. It is a popular culinary herb used in salads, sauces, cheese, and in liqueurs and as part of herbes de Provence. As an aromatic tea, Sweet Marjoram aids digestion, relieves flatulence, colds and headaches, soothes nerves and encourages menstruation. Marjoram essential oil is distilled from the leaves and flowering tops. It is antioxidant, reduces skin aging, antiviral, eases spasms, and stimulates local circulation.
Aromatherapy & Health Uses: Chilblains; Bruises; Tics; Arthritis; Lumbago; Muscular Aches and Stiffness; Sprains; Strains; Asthma; Bronchitis. Key Qualities: Anaphrodisiac, Cephalic; Sedative; Nervine.
Other Uses: An infusion of marjoram, mint and rosemary can be sprinkled around the house for protection. This also works for protecting specific objects. Brings happiness to a depressed person. Love; Protection; Defense; Wealth.
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