Botanical Name: Origanum Majorana
Country of Origin: Mediterranean
Extraction Method: Steam distillation from the flowering heads
Scent Profile: Herbaceous, sweet and woody, with an aromatic reminiscent of camphor with a little peppery note.
As an effective relaxant, Marjoram is an excellent oil to use to cure insomnia as it eases nervousness, tension and anxiety – all of which hinders ability to fall asleep peacefully.
|Strengthens nervous system||Aids in clearing sinuses and stuffy nose|
|Relieves the mind and body of shock or trauma||Reduces pain|
|Minimizes irritation in the throat||Soothes muscle aches|
|Cures insomnia due to tension and anxiety||Provides relief for sufferers of arthritis and rheumatism|
Prevents wrinkles: Skin care products that incorporate Marjoram into its ingredients are known to help prevent facial wrinkles, and cure acne prone skin.
Balance skin tone: Marjoram contains high levels of antioxidants. It also has the ability to whiten the skin and help to improve dull complexion.
Natural hair cleansing treatment: The antibacterial and fungicidal properties of Marjoram helps to cleanse the hair and rid and impurities caused by the environment.
Rejuvenates hair: Rinsing hair with Marjoram provides vital nutrients and minerals, helping to rejuvenate the hair from its roots and emerge with a smooth texture.
- In a nebuliser
- In an oil burner
- In baths or inhalation
Essential oils such as Bergamot, Rosemary, Clary Sage and Lavender blends nicely with Marjoram. As Marjoram is classified as a middle note, it is safe to blend Marjoram to add a slight spicy note to most essential oils.
There are no inherent risks, however pregnant women should avoid using Marjoram in large amounts.