Sweet Marjoram Essential Oil

Sweet Marjoram Essential Oil

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Origanum Majorana

Marjoram, coming from the Greek words meaning, “Joy of the Mountains” is a warm comforting oil with an affinity for the joints and muscles as well as the respiratory system.  Has a soothing effect on the mind and body and is often used before bed.

Source: It originated in Asia but is now grown all over Europe and cultivated for oil in Tunisia, Morocco, Germany, Hungary and Egypt.  Origanum majorana is sourced from India.

Extraction:  Sweet Marjoram essential oil is obtained by steam distillation from the dried flowering heads of the shrub.
Aroma:  Sweet Marjoram essential oil has a spicy, peppery, camphor and thyme-like scent.
Uses:  Massage, baths, vaporisation and may be added to base emollients.

A few drops in a hot bath boost the circulation and lift the spirits, as well as soothing any aches or muscular pains.
For massage, Sweet Marjoram essential oil is particularly good for a stiff neck and tension  headaches.
Inhale it with steam to relieve a chesty cough or congestion.

Blends well with:  Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Lemon, Fennel, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Orange, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Tea Tree and Thyme.

Caution:  Ensure proper dilution of Sweet Marjoram essential oil.  Do not use it during pregnancy.

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