Known as the “herb of happiness” and “joy of the mountains” to the Romans and the Greeks, Marjoram was believed to increase longevity.
Marjoram, part of the Labiatea (mint) botanical family, was listed in the Materia Medica (AD 78), the standard reference for medicines and herbal treatments for over 1,700 years. It was also listed in Hildegard’s Medicine, a compilation of German medicines by Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179).
Today, Marjoram’s known medicinal properties include it’s muscle-soothing properties, and help in relieving joint discomforts. Marjoram may also soothe digestion, is generally relaxing to the body, calming to the nervous system, and may help with respiratory care relieving cough and cold symptoms.
With it’s herbaceous warm spicy aroma, Marjoram is a beautiful essential oil to use diluted in a carrier oil for massage, or to add to therapeutic baths ~ by adding a few drops to a handful of Epsom Salt (magnesium sulfate) and tossing them into your bath water.
Properly distilled therapeutic grade Marjoram (Origanum majorana) essential oil is found in blends like Aroma Life, Aroma Siez, and Dragon Time from Young Living Essential Oils, as well as Young Living’s Ortho Ease Massage Oil, and formula R.C. essential oil blend.
Marjoram is one of several essential oils used in the rejuvenating and balancing Raindrop Technique of application using only the purest therapeutic essentials oils.
Body systems affect by Marjoram’s chemistry include the Muscular, Skeletal, and Cardiovascular system.
Marjoram’s aromatic influence may promote peaceful sleep,
Marjoram may be applied topically, or diffused in a cool mist humidifying ultrasonic diffuser for it’s aromatic benefits.
Marjoram’s Aromatic Influence ~ Emotional Healing:
Many essential oils have emotional impact because of the way our noses are wired to our limbic brain via the olfactory system.
Marjoram is known as ‘The Oil of Connection”, aiding trust and connection in meaningful relationships.
IMPORTANT: THE INFORMATION WITHIN THIS DOCUMENT WAS OBTAINED FROM REPUTABLE RESOURCES (REFERENCED), LECTURES, AND BIOCHEMISTRY EDUCATION WHICH THE AUTHOR HAS RECEIVED OVER THE PAST TWO DECADES. IT IS NOT INTENDED TO PRESCRIBE OR RECOMMEND A PARTICULAR TREATMENT OR PROTOCOL, BUT RATHER, TO EMPOWER THE READER WITH KNOWLEDGE THAT MIGHT HELP THEM TO HELP THEMSELVES TO BETTER HEALTH NATURALLY.
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References: Essential Oils – Reference Guide For Essential Oils, © 2016, Abundant Health, LLC., Essential Oils Desk Reference, Seventh Edition. © 2016, Life Science Publishing, Emotional Healing with Essential Oils, ©2012. Enlighten Alternative Healing, LLC. Young Living Essential Oils http://www.youngliving.com/en_CA.