Marjoram, Sweet Essential Oil
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Botanical Name: Origanum majorana, Majorana hortensis
Family: Lamiaceae [Labiatae]
Aroma: Warm, woody, with spicy undertones
Perfume Note: Middle
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Source: Flowering top
Blends Well With: Cedarwood, chamomile, cypress, lavender, mandarin, orange, nutmeg, rosemary, ylang ylang, eucalyptus, and thyme essential oils
Description and Uses: Sweet Marjoram essential oil is a calming, soothing oil that has a warming effect on both mind and body. It can help to relieve some of the miseries of the common cold, including congestion, muscle aches and pains, and is also comforting in times of stress.
Marjoram essential oil is useful for tired, achy muscles and for massaging on the lower abdomen during menstruation. Also used to regulate the nervous system and to promote sleep. Marjoram essential oil is pleasant in a hot bath, especially blended with Lavender.
Cautions: Care must be taken due to its sedative action - use sparingly! Avoid during pregnancy.