Marjoram Essential Oil can ease aches and pains after a gym session and sports activities or a hard day in the garden.
It's also a handy oil to add to a carrier oil for a massage that eases PMT and period pains. Use as a hot compress on the abdomen for best results.
Marjoram is thought to promote deep mental and physical relaxation so is great to use last thing at night so it can do its work as you sleep.
A steam inhalation made with Marjoram can help to quickly clear the chest and ease any breathing difficulties. You may also find it useful when rubbed into the chest or throat to easy a tickly cough.
The volatile oil obtained by steam distillation of the leaves of the herb.
A delicious warming & woody scent.
Relaxing, calming, fortifying and warming. Sedative properties.
Terpinenes, terpineol, sabinenes, linalol, carvocrol, linalyl acetate, ocimene, cadinene, geranyl acetate, citral, eugenol, among others.
Origanum majorana Leaf Oil
Traditional cullinary herb and folk remedy which gets its name from a greek word meaning "joy of the mountains".
Dilute in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional.
Please note that Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.
'It is in massage blends that I make the most use of Marjoram, not only for muscular stiffness, but to reduce the pain of rheumatism and arthritis.' - an excerpt from Aromatherapy an A - Z by Patricia Davis.
'Marjoram promotes deep mental and physical relaxation through its warming qualities and is good for muscle spasm, aches and strains.' - an excerpt from Aromatherapy Stress Management by Christine Westwood.
'Marjoram personality is warm and friendly, always ready to offer comfort and solace under their wing. These people make really good friends and are solid, calm, steady, organised and potentially strong and straightforward.' - an excerpt from The Fragrant Mind by Valerie Ann Worwood.
'Marjoram, known as 'joy of the mountain' is analgesic, antispasmodic, balancing and helps with depression and headaches. It is recommended for clearing obsessional thought patterns.' - an excerpt from The Essential Blending Guide by Rosemary Caddy.
'Nervous tension - add Marjoram, Orange and Ylang Ylang to the bath. Add Marjoram, Orange and Melissa to a light ring or essential oil burner.' - an excerpt from Aromatherapy Simply For You by Marion Del Gaudio Mak.
'Marjoram is warming on both mind and body. It is particularly good when combined with Lavender at bedtime. As Marjoram lessens the emotional response and physical sensation it was used in religious institutions where celibacy was essential.' - an excerpt from Pregnancy Book by Jennie Supper.