Latin Name: Origanum marjorana Country of Origin – South Africa Cultivation Method: Organic Aroma: Warm, pungent, sweet herbaceous Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Plant Part: Fresh herb Energetics: Circulating, cooling, harmonizes Shen (mind) (P. Holmes) Safety: Non-toxic, non-irritating. No known hazard or contraindications. Note: Sweet Marjoram is considered an “anaphrodisiac” reputed to reduce desire for sexual contact, if used repeatedly.
Actions supported by clinical studies: Antimicrobial, antifungal, antiseptic (Battaglia).
Leading / Common Uses:Musculoskeletal: Excellent in topical massage for cramping, contractures, muscle stiffness, cold limbs, sprains and strains, restless legs, on temples or back of neck for headaches _diluted to 10%.
Mental / Emotional: Excellent choice for nervous system with stress, tension related conditions, anxiety and insomnia. Helps move through stuck emotions, blending with other emotionally strengthening oils like Helichrysum helps address emotional trauma and conflict.
Respiratory system: Add to chest rubs, or inhalations during cold and flu seasons.
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