Sweet Marjoram Essential Oil

Marjoram essential oil (Origanum majorana) is steam distilled from the leaves of the plant and has been used throughout history for both physical ailments and spiritual rituals.The aroma is herbaceous and a little spicy, but diffused also smells a little sweet.

It is used to promote the cardiovascular, muscular, and structural systems of the body, and has a calming effect on the mind.

Primary Benefits

  • Calms the nervous system
  • Soothes tired, stressed muscles
  • Supports a healthy respiratory system
  • Benefits the cardiovascular system

Emotional Benefits
Emotionally, it’s thought to relate to the heart center and help you build healthy relationships with others. In this way it may also be good for anyone with trust issues, who struggles to let others in or has their guard up (unnecessarily), or who might feel distant or cold to others. It may help you to feel safe sharing your heart with others.

Blends Well With

Marjoram essential oil blends well with Bergamot, Cypress, Lavender, and Wild Orange.

Cautions

Do not use on the skin during pregnancy.

Recipes

Lavender & Marjoram Massage Oil

Ingredients

  • 4 drops Marjoram essential oil
  • 8 drops Lavender essential oil

1/4 cup carrier oil of your choice such as jojoba oil.

Blend together and store in a dark glass bottle for up to 3 months.

 

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