Sweet Marjoram


Sweet Marjoram
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Sweet Marjoram essential oil (Origanum majorana) has a predominantly woody, herbaceous scent with subtle sweet undertones. Grown in Egypt, this oil is steam distilled from the flowers and leaves of marjoram. This oil is pale yellow with a thin consistency, and is part of our Herbal category.

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Latin name: Origanum majorana

Category: Herbal

Origin: Egypt

Method: Steam Distilled

Part: Flowers/Leaves

Primary Compounds: Terpinen-4-ol, Linalool, γ-Terpinene, α-Terpinene


Sweet Marjoram Essential Oil is believed to be antispasmodic (relieves muscle cramps and spasms), analgesic (pain relief), anti-inflammatory, vasodilator (dilates small blood vessels) and nervine (strengthens nervous system). May support and regulate menstrual cycle and encourage sleep.


Sweet Marjoram essential oil comes from a common herb used widely in cooking and medicine. Sweet Marjoram is a warming and relaxing oil not to be confused with Spanish Marjoram (a stronger oil with different chemical compounds). Primary uses for our Sweet Marjoram essential oil include relieving muscle soreness and menstrual cramps, regulating menstrual flow, calming nerves and relieving pain.


Mind: helps calm the mind and soothe emotions; helpful for coping with grief and trauma; helps reduce anxiety and nervousness; encourages sleep (especially when combined with lavender)


Heal: may ease muscle and joint soreness/cramps; may help regulate menstrual flow and ease menstrual cramps


Wellness: may be used as mild antibacterial; may help support and strengthen immune system; may support digestive function and ease indigestion; may help loosen mucus


Other: may help decrease overactive sex drive


These statements are not evaluated by the FDA. Verdant EOs and products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Aromatically: diffusion or direct inhalation


Topically: dilute 3% with carrier oil or use neat (undiluted) for small, short term use - test diluted oil on a small area of skin before applying neat.


Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Chamomile, Cinnamon, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Ginger, Lavender, Rosemary, Patchouli, Peppermint, Tea Tree, Thyme


Shelf life: 4 years when stored properly


Storage: Minimize exposure to light, air and heat to get the full benefit and life out of your oil. Store your oil tightly sealed and in cardboard tube between 59 and 71° F.

  • If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult your physician before using essential oils.
  • Always test diluted oil on a small area of skin before topical use.
  • Always dilute to 1% or less (1 drop per 1 tsp/5ml carrier oil) any oil applied topically for children under the age of 5.

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