Marjoram Essential Oil
Botanical Name : Origanum Marjorana
Extraction method : Stream Distillation
Perfumery Note : Middle
Aromatic Description : Warm and slightly spicy smell
Therapeutic properties : Analgesic, anti-spasmodic, anaphrodisiac, antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal, carminative, cephalic, cordial, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, fungicidal, hypotensive, laxative, nervine, sedative, stomachic, vasodilator and vulnerary.
Description : Marjoram essential oil is warming to the body. It is calming and promotes a restful sleep. It relaxes muscles, and reduces inflammation. This essential oil has a soothing, fortifying, and warming effect. It is a digestive stimulant that can relieve symptoms of indigestion. Marjoram is immune-boosting and can help support the respiratory system. It also is supportive of reproductive health, can provide relief from headaches, and is great for adding to household cleaning solutions.
Use : Warming action and calm emotions, relieves anxiety as well as stress and help to calms hyperactive people, useful for rheumatic pains as well as sprains, strains and spasms, soothes the digestive system and helps with cramps, indigestion, constipation and flatulence, used for headaches, migraines and insomnia and diminish sexual desire.
Blend well with : Lavender, Rosemary, Bergamot, Chamomile, Cypress, Cedarwood, Tea Tree, and Eucalyptus.
Oil Burner: Add 4 drops of essential oil for a burning time of 20 minutes.
Massage: Dilute 3-5 drops of essential oil in 10 ml. of carrier oil.
Inhalation: Put 5 drops in 200 ml. of steamed water and inhale for 3-5 minutes.
Bath: Put 15 drops of essential oil in the bath tub for a 20 minutes bath.
Precautions : Marjoram oil is non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing but should not be used during pregnancy.
General Safety Information : Do not take any oils internally. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and be sure to first read the recommended dilution ratios for children. Consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children, the elderly, if you have medical issues or are taking medications.