Essential oil of Sweet Marjoram
(Origanum marjorana)

    A bushy perennial with knot-like flower clusters and small oval leaves. The essential oil is steam distilled from the dried, flowering plant. This is a different herb from oregano (Origanum vulgare), with different properties. Though used extensively in folk medicine, there is little research on sweet marjoram.

Key Benefits

Contraindications
   
None.  Sweet marjoram is gentle and suitable for children. 

 

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