Origin: a Latin derivative
meaning "Gift of the Earth."
Commonly recognized for its ability to spice foods, Marjoram essential oil is a unique cooking additive with many additional internal and external benefits. The herbaceous flavoring of Marjoram oil can be used to spice up stews, dressings, soups, and meat dishes and can take the place of dried marjoram when cooking. Aside from its culinary benefits, Marjoram can be taken internally to help support a healthy cardiovascular and immune system.* Marjoram can also be used topically and aromatically for its calming properties. It also has a positive effect on the nervous system.* The aroma of Marjoram oil is warm, herbaceous, and woody and helps promote a calming atmosphere.
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Essential oils are powerful and effective when they are pure. Without purity, the uses and benefits of essential oils diminish and the oils are less effective. In order to ensure effective and pure oils, doTERRA places each batch of their essential oils through the CPTG Certified Pure Tested GradeTM protocol. This protocol contains a variety of strict tests that assess the purity of each batch of oils. If an oil is found pure, it is then sold so that people around the world can experience the powerful and life-enhancing effects of pure essential oils.
In Germany, the marjoram herb is known as the “Goose Herb” for its traditional use in roasting geese.
The marjoram plant, Origanum majorana, is an herbaceous perennial that is a member of the Lamiaceae family. This plant can grow to be one to two feet in height and can spread an equal distance. This plant is busy with fragrant, ovate leaves that are gray-green in color. Tiny, tubular flowers that are white or pale pink bloom in clusters on this plant.1 doTERRA Marjoram essential oil is extracted from the leaves of the plant.
Main Chemical Components: Terpinen-4-ol, sabinene hydrate, γ-terpinen
The main chemical component of Marjoram essential oil is Terpinen-4-ol. Terpinen-4-ol has a monoterpene backbone and is part of the alcohols functional group. Terpinene-4-ol contains toning properties that contribute to the overall toning properties of Marjoram essential oil. To learn more about the chemical components of Marjoram oil or other essential oils, visit the doTERRA Science Blog.
Marjoram oil blends well with Bergamot, Cypress, Lavender, and Rosemary essential oils when diffused.
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.