Synonyms: Majorana hortensis, Origanum dubium
Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert Organic Cultivation in Egypt
Composition: 100% Certified Organic Sweet Marjoram essential oil
Extraction: Water-steam distillation of freshly dried Marjoram flowers
Active Constituents: Terpene alcohols and terpene esters: terpinen-4-ol
About: Sweet Marjoram is a low-lying shrub whose tight clusters of small flowers emit a powerful, aromatic scent. Sweet Marjoram essential oil has a warming, herbal and spicy aroma. Fresh and dried Marjoram have been used in cooking and herbal medicine for thousands of years. The use of Sweet Marjoram essential oil may help support sleep, relaxation, and healthy muscles and joints.
Common Uses: Sweet Marjoram is used in therapeutic products such as salves, lotions, gels, body oils, massage oils, diffuser blends, pillow sprays, aromatic baths, soaking salts, and compresses.
Blending Recommendations: Sweet Marjoram has an herbaceous aroma that is used as both a middle and base tone. Bay Laurel, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cedar Atlas, German Chamomile, Roman Chamomile, Moroccan Blue Chamomile, Clary Sage, Clove, Eucalyptus Globulus, Eucalyptus Radiata, Fennel, Geranium Rose, Ginger, Helichrysum, Hyssop Decumbens, Lavender, Lavender Spike, Lemongrass, May Chang, Patchouli, Peppermint, Rosemary Cineol, Spearmint, St. John’s Wort, Tea Tree, Thyme, Vetiver, Wintergreen, Yarrow, Ylang Ylang.
Safety Information: Sweet Marjoram is a very safe essential oil that can be used with all populations at proper dilutions. Maximum Adult Dilution: 6%; 36 drops per ounce for adults. Maximum Dilution For Children: 1% or 6 drops per ounce. Do not ingest.
*Information given is the historical use of medicinal herbs. This information is for educational purposes only, not FDA approved. We do not intend to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. Please use all essential oils under the advice and council of your local herbalist, aromatherapist, midwife, spiritual advisor, and/or doctor.