Marjoram  Origanum majorana

With its calming properties and positive effect on the human immune and nervous systems, Marjoram was once known as a symbol of joy and happiness in ancient cultures.*

Primary Benefits
• Valued for its calming properties and positive effect on the nervous system*
• Supports a healthy immune system*
• May promote a healthy cardiovascular system*

Aromatic Description
Warm, herbaceous, woody

Collection Method
Steam Distillation

Plant Part
Leaf

Main Constituents
Terpinen-4-ol, sabinene hydrate, γ-terpinene

Terpinen-4-ol is the monoterpene alcohol which is the primary chemical constituent of marjoram essential oil.
Research

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Aromatic Usage Suggestions

  • Valued for its calming properties and positive effect on the nervous system.*
Topical Usage Suggestions

  • Add to a soothing massage blend for targeting tired, stressed muscles.
  • Apply to the back of the neck to lessen feelings of stress.
  • Apply to muscles before and after exercising.
  • Blends with lavender and rosemary.
  • Apply to a fussy child’s feet prior to a nap.
Internal Use Suggestions:

  • Promotes healthy immune function.*
  • May promote healthy cardiovascular system function.*
  • Use Marjoram essential oil in your next recipe that calls for dried Marjoram. Usually one drop of essential oil is equivalent to two teaspoons of dried herbs.
Can be applied topically without dilution (neat)

Directions for Use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with  Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.

Cautions

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.