Marjoram (Origanum majorana) is a species of perennial plant, cultivated as a condiment plant for its aromatic leaves. It is a species very close to the common oregano (Origanum vulgare). But the flavor of marjoram is much finer than its cousin.
Latin name: Origanum majorana
French name: Marjoram
French name: Sweet marjoram
Country of origin: Egypt, France, Spain, Hungary
Distilled part: Aerial parts
Extraction method: Steam distillation
Characteristics: Appearance: Clear mobile liquid. Color: Pale to dark yellow. Odor: Sweet, soothing, delicate.
Aromatherapy properties: Anti-infectious, antibacterial (active on gr + hulls: golden staph, pneumo; and on E. coli), antiseptic ++. Neurotonic, powerful parasympathicotonic (hypotensive, vasolidatatrice, tranquilizer, anaphrodisiac) +++. Analgesic ++. Stimulant, stomachic, diuretic +.
Neurovegetative +++ dystonia and hyperthyroidism, with disorders: cardiovascular (tachycardia, erethism, arrhythmia, angina, arterial hypertension, syncope); pulmonary (dyspnea); digestive (hyperchlorhydria, peptic ulcer, gastralgia, colitis); sexual (genital erethism, sexual obsession, erotomania); neuropsychics (anxiety, stress-examination-agitation, neurasthenia, asthenia, oppression, psychosis, insomnia, paralysis, epilepsy, dizziness).
Pain: neuralgia; rheumatic pain (muscular rheumatism, osteoarthritis) +++.
Infections: respiratory (coryza, rhinitis, nasopharyngitis, sinusitis, bronchitis, otitis, whooping cough); digestive (mouth ulcers, diarrhea, staphylococcal enterocolitis, colibacillary) ++.
Energetic and emotional action Marjoram has a soothing and warm effect that reinforces loneliness and sadness. It is associated with celibacy. The oil reduces the heat of sexual desire.
Precautions for use
Keep out of the reach of children, air, heat and light.