This is a calming, soothing oil that has a warming effect on both mind and body. It helps to relieve the miseries of the common cold, including congestion and muscle aches and pains, and is also comforting in times of stress.
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|County of Origin||Egypt|
|Therapeutic Properties||Anti-bacterial, anti-convulsant, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, anti-spasmodic, anti-viral, CNS depressant, hypotensive, immuno-stimulant|
|Chemical Family||Monoterpenes, Monoterpenols|
|Approx. Shelf Life||4 years|
|Plant Parts||Flower, leaf|
|Method of Extraction||Steam Distilled|
|Blends well with||Cedarwood, Chamomile, Cypress, Lavender, Mandarin, Orange, Nutmeg, Rosemary,Ylang ylang, Eucalyptus, Thyme|
History: It was thought by the Greeks and Romans that marjoram conferred longevity or a greater life span. They also used it for spasm, digestion, promoting menstruation, healing bruises and as an antidote against poison. Newlyweds were given sprigs of marjoram for good luck, and it was placed on graves to bring peace to departed souls. Before hops, marjoram was used in making beer.
Characteristics: A middle note with a medium aroma, it has a warm and spicy aroma, with a note like nutmeg.
Indications: Used for ticks, bruises, wounds, coughs, difficult breathing, spasmodic coughs, sinusitis, to open sinus and breathing passages, arthritis, muscle aches and stiffness, sprains, hypertension, improve circulation and dilate the blood vessels, irregular heart beat, colds, flu, mouth ulcers, colic, constipation, digestive problems, regulating menstrual cycle, curbs excessive sexuality, blocks in sympathetic nervous system, headaches, stress and nervous tension, eliminating fear of persecution.
Mode of Administration: Aroma lamp, bath, compress, diffusor, inhaler, light bulb ring, lotion, massage, mist spray, steam inhalation
Safety: Nontoxic, avoid in pregnancy, asthmatic conditions, low blood pressure, depression.