Marjoram (Origanum Majorana)

Marjoram (Origanum majorana) is an aromatic plant related to oregano. It is a powerful source of antioxidants and its essential oil is being used for skin related problems.

Available grated.

 

 

Description

General Informations

Marjoram (Latin Name: Origanum Majorana) belongs to the Lamiaceae family. It is related to Oregano and like Oregano it is also a perennial plant. In ancient Greece, Hippocrates used it as an antiseptic, while Galen used it as a digestive.

Health Benefits and Uses

It is a powerful source of antioxidants like oregano and thyme. It is used to optimize digestion and restore proper bowel function. It strengthens the immune system against inflammatory viruses and pathogenic microorganisms such as salmonella. At the same time, it strengthens the cardiovascular health and the circulatory system. Finally, it improves polycystic ovary syndrome. For external use, the leaves of the plant, when turned into a poultice, help with rheumatism and arthritic pain. Marjoram’s essential oil can cure bruises and snowballs. In addition, it can be used as a toothpaste, while it also has relaxing properties.

Available Forms

  • Grated

Origin: Egypt

Caution! Herbs should not be consumed uncontrollably. Consult your doctor before consumption. They are not substitutes for drugs and can cause side effects and allergies.