Marjoram

Marjoram

Marjoram (sweet)

origanum marjorana

 

Main Qualities:

Analgesic, anaphrodisiac (diminishing sexual desire), antioxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, bactericidal, carminative, cephalic (stimulates & clears the mind), cordial (heart tonic), diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, fungicidal, hypotensive, laxative, nervine, sedative, stomachic, tonic, vasodilator (dilation of blood vessel walls), vulnerary (prevents tissue degeneration & wound bleeding).

 

Can Benefit:

Anxiety, depression, insomnia, restlessness, stress-related illness    arthritis, aching muscles, cramp, rheumatic pain, sprains, stiff joints, strains, overtired muscles    asthma, bronchitis, colds, coughs, flu, sinusitis    bruises, chilblains    constipation, diarrhoea, indigestion, flatulence, griping pains    excessive sexual desire    headaches, migraines    high blood pressure, poor circulation    irregular periods, period pain.

 

How to Use:

Bath, compress, inhalation, massage, room freshener, vaporiser.

 

Warnings:

Not suitable in pregnancy, for babies, young children or people with very low blood pressure.

Not to be confused with Spanish Marjoram which is from the thyme family and should only be used by qualified aromatherapists.


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