Origanum majorana or Sweet Marjoram is steam distilled from flowers and leaves. It originates in South Africa and has a slightly spicy, herbaceous, campherous aroma. It is mostly used for culinary purposes, but this unique herb can have other purposes too.
Some benefits of Sweet Marjoram are known for…
- lowering high blood pressure
- anti-spasmotic properties to help ease cramps and arthritis
- using it as a slight sedative
- relieving stress
- menstrual issues (do not use during pregnancy)
It blends best with lavender, clary sage, citruses, and eucalyptus.