Marjoram Pure Essential Oil – 10ml
Marjoram is a herb that has a very interesting and colourful history. According to Greek mythology, Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love, was a huge fan of Marjoram, which led to it being used to make love potions!
The Greeks and Romans considered it the herb of happiness, dedicating it to Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love, Fertility and Beauty.
Marjoram is highly aromatic, exuding a pleasing peppery, warm and fresh fragrance of which Culpepper wrote ‘It helpeth all diseases of the chest which hinder the freeness of breathing’.
Marjoram was recognised as a valuable medicine with antispasmodic, digestive, decongestant and sedating properties.
- Characteristics: Herbal, Warm, and Woody with Subtle Spicy aroma.
- Country Of Origin: Egypt
- Nett Volume : 10ml
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Uses & Benefits:
The fresh and dried aromatic leaves have has a highly concentrated source of health-promoting bioactive compounds. It has been used for centuries throughout the world as a condiment in cooking due to its spicy and pungent flavour.
References to Marjoram appear in Banckes’s Herbal, which is believed to have been the first-ever herbal book printed in England in 1527. It was reported that ‘Majoram comforts and cleanses’.
In Aromatherapy, Marjoram Essential Oil excels in massage for muscular aches and pains, muscle spasms, arthritis and rheumatism. It brings warming and soothing relief to muscle and joint conditions.
Marjoram Essential Oil is effective for digestive problems, intestinal cramps and irritable bowel syndrome. If you suffer from cramps during menstruation, try a hot compress with a few drops of Marjoram Essential Oil for quick relief.
Used as an inhalant oil it helps to clear sinuses easing asthma, bronchitis and catarrh. Due to its highly antispasmodic action a few drops on a tissue can really help to soothe a cough.
Marjoram essential oil is also effective for insomnia. The warm and soothing fragrance is perfect to lull you into a restful sleep.
Marjoram blends well with all citrus oils.Full Information