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NOW Essential Oils Marjoram Oil

1 fl oz

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UPC 733739075666

Product ID 6842


Marjoram was widely used in ancient Greece as a medicine and perfume. It is believed that the word is derived from the Greek "margaron", which means pearl. Marjoram has an herbal, slightly medicinal aroma. This essential oil is 100% pure.

Fun fact: To suppress sexual desire and impulses, many religious institutions used marjoram for its anaphrodisiac affect.

Its fresh, warm, and slightly woody aroma reflects the meaning of marjoram's botanical name: joy of the mountain. This popular herb has been used therapeutically for centuries. Ancient Greeks used it to calm muscle spasms, relieve excess fluid in the tissues, and also as an antidote to poison. Greek women also used an oil made with marjoram on their heads as a relaxant. In 16th century Europe, the herb was scattered on the floors of rooms everywhere to mask unpleasant smells. Today, while marjoram may be best known for lending a unique flavor to foods, it's also a favorite of aromatherapists everywhere. With therapeutic value to win challenges from ailments like anxiety and high blood pressure, marjoram is a valuable and pleasing aromatic to have on hand.

Mixes well with: Atlas cedarwood, bergamot, cinnamon, clary sage, eucalyptus, lavender, lemon, orange, pine, tangerine, rosemary, rosewood, tea tree, thyme, and ylang ylang.

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Ingredients: Pure marjoram oil

Aroma: Camphoraceous, slightly medicinal

Benefits: Normalizing, comforting, warming

Mixes Well With: Basil Oil, Clary Sage Oil, Rosemary Oil, or Thyme Oil

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled from the leaves of flowers and plant

Physical Characteristics:
Specific Gravity: 0.914-0.922
Refractive Index: 1.463-1.466

Purity Tested/Quality Assured

Natural essential oils are highly concentrated and should be used with care.