Marjoram essential Oil relaxes tense muscles after exercise, and is supportive of the nervous system. It is beneficial for occasional simple nervous tension.
Marjoram has been called the “joy of the mountains” and the “happiness herb”. Emotionally, it is the plant of love and longevity (well, it is, high in antioxidants!).
Marjoram was one of the herbs associated with Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of love, beauty, the arts, fertility, sexual rapture and procreation. A crown of marjoram flowers were made to crown and honor newly married couples!
There are over 30 different species of Marjoram including Pot Marjoram and Wild Marjoram. Origanum Majorana is sometimes referred to as “Sweet Marjoram”
Soothing and Tonic
Aromatic Affect on the Mind
It is mentally strengthening and relaxing. Calms the nervous tension. Spicy scent and woody.
It is interesting that the Greeks and the Romans associated marjoram with not only love and happiness, but also with transition through physical death.
Death is also a metaphor for transformation which is the key here. Therefore, if you feel disconnected, insecure, unsupported, you can transform these feelings with the assistance of marjoram oil.
As we release negative feelings and we become more balanced, we are able to accept and love ourselves more fully and restore our power.
The heart and solar plexus chakras.
Corresponding Chakra Color
Blends well with
Ways to Use Marjoram essential oil:
Use diluted – 50:50 dilution (one part essential oil: one part of vegetable oil).
- Apply several drops (2-4) on location
- Apply to Chakras/Vitaflex points
- Directly inhale
Marjoram essential oil has no known contraindications. It is Generally Regarded as Safe. It is approved for use as a Food Additive.
Dilution recommended for both topical and internal use.
Keep out of reach of children. Avoid using on infants and very small children.
Pregnant women should use this oil with caution. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.
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Benefits of Marjoram Essential Oil and Uses
Lowers high blood pressure.
Constipation, relieves intestinal spasms
Painful menstruation, leucorrhoea
For all muscural pains, bruises, neuralgia, spasms
In general Marjoram relaxes tense muscles after exercise; Supportive of the nervous and cardiovascular systems, also for occasional simple nervous tension. It is a relieving oil in cases of bad mood.