Marjoram Essential Oil
$3.98 – $25.37
Aroma: sharp, spicy, green
Extraction: Steam Distilled
Part Used: Leaf
Marjoram is a calming and quieting oil that is soothing for nerves. Great for creating peaceful feelings to dispel stress and tension, it can also provide relief when massaged into sore, tense muscles. It can be diffused bedside to quiet an overactive mind and encourage sleep.
Stimulant (digestive system)
Apply 1-2 diluted drops on area of concern, pulse points, abdomen, back
Add several drops to skin or skin care products
Add 8-10 drops to a diffuser
Add a drop to palms of hands, cover nose and mouth and inhale
Add to water in spray bottle to spritz in room or on linens
Inhale scent directly from bottle, or put a drop on tissue and inhale
INTERNALLY: (see internal use safety recommendations)
Dilute with carrier oil & add to cold or hot beverage to benefit body systems
Add 1-10 diluted drops to capsule
Add to marinades, desserts, & drinks to enhance the flavor of foods
Hazards: None known.
Contraindications: None known.
Our Recommendations: If pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have liver or kidney disfunction, consult your health care practioner before use. Avoid eyes, mucous membranes, and sensitive skin. Keep out of reach of children.
If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (If it is not already diluted, dilute with a carrier oil).
Store in a covered or dark, airtight container in the refrigerator or cool area for longest shelf life.
Many of the components, including terpinen-4-ol, linalyl acetate and para-cymene have either analgesic or anti-inflammatory actions.
The essential oil contains many active antibacterial components, such as terpinolene, α-terpineol, and terpinen-4-ol
Sweet Marjoram contains many components that are antifungal—γ-terpinene, para-cymene, and terpinen-4-ol are active against yeasts.
Sweet Marjoram has good anti-inflammatory action, which is related to components such as terpinen-4-ol and linalyl acetate.
Sweet Marjoram contains terpinen-4-ol, which is a smooth muscle relaxant.
Sweet Marjoram has comforting, anxiety-relieving, and sedating actions
Sweet Marjoram blends well with Lavender and Clary Sage to relieve pain and cramping
Terpinen-4-ol, a notable component of Sweet Marjoram essential oil, is known to activate white blood cells, having an Immunostimulant action.
Sweet Marjoram is excellent in blends for pain relief, especially if inflammation and tension is present. It works well with Black Pepper, Lavender, and Peppermint
Terpinen-4-ol, a notable component of Sweet Marjoram essential oil, relaxes smooth muscle. It is a vasodilator, which can result in hypotensive effects
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