This is not a true marjoram and is a species of thyme. Marjoram spanish is chemically quite different to Sweet marjoram.
|County of Origin||Spain|
|Therapeutic Properties||Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antiseptic, Decongestant, Expectorant|
|Approx. Shelf Life||5 years|
|Plant Parts||Leaf and flower|
|Method of Extraction||Steam Distilled|
|Blends well with||Grapefruit Pink, Grapefruit Red, Lemongrass, Rosemary ct cineole, Rosemary verbenone|
History: Spanish Marjoram is often confused with Sweet Marjoram, always check botanical name of each in order to make proper selection. The name thyme originates from the Greek word thymon, meaning to fumigate. Others derive the Greek word thumus, meaning courage - as the plant was associated with bravery.
Characteristics: It has a high 1,8-cineole contents, which gives the oil an aroma similar to eucalyptus
Indications: Can be used for digestive and respiratory spasms because of it's antispasmodic properties. For migraines, arthritis and rheumatism because of its analgesic properties and theo nervous tension and insomnia because of its sedative properties.
Mode of Administration: Oil diffusers, potpourri, as a blending ingredient for adding pure essential oil essence to massage oil, perfume, bath oil, bath salt, bath and shower gels, spa treatment oils and creams, soap making, candle making
Safety: Avoid during pregnancy and with infants and small children.