Marjoram, Sweet WC

Marjoram, Sweet WC
Latin Name: Origanum marjorana
Country of Origin: Egypt
Method of Cultivation: 
Family: Labiatae
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Plant Material Used: dried leaves & flowering tops.
Appearance: Mobile liquid, yellow to greenish yellow.

CAS No: 8015-01-8
Flash Point: 52 degrees C


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Commonly mistaken for oregano, this oil is steam distilled from the dried leaves and flowering tops of the plant (Origanum marjorana). The confusion regarding the various species of Marjoram, do not confuse Sweet Marjoram (Origanum marjorana) with Spanish Marjoram (Thymus mastichina)

Aroma:
Sweet Marjoram is pale yellow or pale amber colored, rather mobile liquid of a warm-spicy, aromatic-camphoraceous and woody odor, reminiscent of nutmeg and cardamom.

Chemical Constituents:

a-Terpinene  (8.77), B-Phellandrene (2.08), y-Terpinene (14.07), Terpinolene (3.23), Linalool (15.50),
Terpinen-4-ol (22.83), Linalyl Acetate (3.48) 

History & Myth:
In Latin, the "Marjor" prefix means "great" attributed to prolonging life. In Stuart imes, nosegays contained Marjoram to mask unpleasant smells.
A very popular and common medicinal herb amongst the ancient Greeks. The Greek "orosganos" meaning "joy of the mountain" seems apt since it was given to newlyweds as a token of good fortune.
Yet it was also planted in graveyards to help bring peace to the departed spirit.

Sweet Marjoram has been known to be very valuable in clearing bruises.
Also, believed that Sweet Marjoram may have a calming effect, may relieve anxiety, stress, May give comfort in times of grief and loneliness since it has a warming effect on the emotions. May also be effective for insomnia. Excellent for hyperactive people. However, it has been reputed to quell sexual desire!

Caution:
EXTERNAL USE ONLY.
Do not use undiluted on the skin.
Keep away from children & pets.
Store away from heat & light.
Do not use during pregnancy.
Prolonged use can cause drowsiness.

Ref:
The Directory of Essential Oils � Wanda Sellar
The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy � Salvatore Battaglia

Disclaimer:
Information within this site is for educational purposes only. Statements about the product efficacy have not been evaluated by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.
The products mentioned within are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. As always, please consult your Medical Doctor for any medical advice or treatment.

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