Sweet Marjoram Origanum majorana
Medicinal Uses & Benefits of Marjoram,Sweet
How to Use: Sweet Marjoram
While sweet marjoram was used historically to treat anxiety and insomnia, the uses of the aromatic dried leaves are nowadays limited to the kitchen as a delicate alternative to the more pungent oregano, Origanum vulgare. Marjoram was also used in combination with other calming herbs to promote healthy restful sleep, and the dried leaves make an excellent stuffing for sleep pillows. Sweet marjoram essential oil is used in aromatherapy for an emotional uplift and soothing nerves.
Preparation Methods & Dosage :Sweet marjoram is a fragrant culinary herb and the sweet, herbaceous essential oil is used in aromatherapy for emotional uplift and soothing nerves
Sweet Marjoram Remedies
Sweet Marjoram : Essential Oil Profile
Sweet, or knotted marjoram is a small shrub (up to 50 centimeters)with reddish stems and hairy, oval greyish leaves, and clusters of pink, white or mauve flowers.
History and Traditions & Folklore
Marjoram is incorporated into charms and spells to draw love and fertility. It is rumored to help keep a married couple happily together.