Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Marjoram

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Marjoram leaves
Marjoram (Origanum majorana)

Marjoram oil comes from the flowers and leaves of the Origanum majorana plant. It has a spicy, herbal scent.

Properties[edit]

Emotional[edit]

Soothes stress and anxiety. Reduces hyperactivity.

Digestive[edit]

Relieves indigestion, flatulence and constipation.

Immunological[edit]

Helps fight colds.

Respiratory[edit]

Eases asthma, bronchitis and sinusitis.

Caution[edit]

  • Don't use marjoram oil during pregnancy.