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Sweet Marjoram Pure Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Sweet Marjoram Pure Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Sweet Marjoram Pure Essential OilSweet Marjoram Pure Essential Oil Properties (Origanum majorana)

The aroma of Sweet Marjoram Pure Essential oil is warm, spicy, strong, sweet, herbal.

  • 100% Pure, Concentrated, Undiluted
  • Therapeutic Quality
  • Steam Distilled from flowers and leaves
  • Country of Origin: Egypt

Sweet Marjoram Pure Essential Oil Packaged

Amber glass bottle with Euro dropper. Tamper proof safety seal. Shrink wrapped.

Sweet Marjoram Pure Essential Oil Background Information

Sweet Marjoram is a type of herb, in which its flowering tops and leaves are collected for the making of the oil. The flowers blossom off of branches sprouting from a leafy green bush. Sweet Marjoram is commonly found in Hungary, Egypt, Spain, France, Germany, and Portugal. Before the discovery of hops, Sweet Marjoram was said to be a vital part of brewing beer. Many ancient doctors used Sweet Marjoram to cure colds, and menstrual pains. Europeans still commonly drink Sweet Marjoram to maintain pleasant singing voices.

Origanum majorana is a plant the leaves are collected to make the pure essential oil. It is commonly known as knotted marjoram. It is cold-sensitive perennial herb and requires a hot climate to enable it retain its aromatic properties. Marjoram belongs to the mint flowering plant family. The oil is traditionally steam distilled out of both fresh and dried leaves of the plant. It has dark green oval leaves and white or red flowers and hairy stalks.

Sweet marjoram pure essential oil is commonly produced in France, Morocco, Tunisia, Bulgaria, Egypt, and Germany. It is referred to as a symbol of happiness by the Greeks. The oil is pale yellow with watery viscosity.

Sweet Marjoram Pure Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Sweet marjoram pure essential oil is used in aromatherapy to provide a natural remedy for acne, eczema, and maintain skin texture when mixed with lotions. It supports symptom relief during a cold or flu.*

It is used by energy workers to massage the muscles, calm the nerves and to relieve stressMarjoram pure essential oil helps release emotions of feeling unfulfilled and disconnected to life and others. This oil calms the spirit by comforting and soothing one during times of emotional distress and encourages safety and  internal tranquility. The mind is supported by sweet marjoram pure essential oil as well, the oil helps to ease mood swings, and provides support during stressful internal times.  It helps people who are emotionally unstable open up to others and be able to share their problems.

Sweet mpure essential oil is commonly used in aromatherapy for a variety of ailments including bruises, colds, rheumatism, intestinal cramps, menstrual problems, anxiety, asthma, bronchitis, insomnia, circulatory disorders, and muscular problems.*  

This essential oil aids the body by soothing PMS crampsfatigue, tired muscles, and headaches.*

See our references at the bottom of this page for additional information.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.

Sweet Marjoram Pure Essential Oil Uses and Benefits / Emotional Wellness Properties

Marjoram pure essential opens, connects, increases loving bonds and feelings of safety and trust. Helpful to those who are aloof, reclusive, distant or fear rejection.

If using marjoram pure essential oil for emotional wellness, try using it with our free EFT Tapping scripts for Open Heart and Protection which help release these emotional issues.

Sweet Marjoram Pure Essential Oil Uses and Benefits / Blends & Suggestions

Blends with orange, frankincense, clary sage, lavender, cypress. Dilute with carrier oil for direct skin contact.  

  • To ease mood swings take a bath with 4 drops of sweet marjoram and 2 drops of sandalwood pure essential oils
  • To sooth PMS cramps and tiredness, mix sweet marjoram pure essential oil with valerian and lavender pure essential oils and massage it into the abdomen using clockwise, circular strokes, twice a day. Place a hot water bottle on your abdomen immediately after the massage to enhance the effects.
  • To strengthen tired muscles take a bath with 4 drops sweet marjoram and 2 drops vetiver pure essential oils.
  • To ease headaches or migraines, add 2 drops sweet marjoram pure essential oil and use your finger tips to massage the blend into your forehead.
  • For use in acne, eczema, gently massage the oil onto the skin before going to bed. Dilute with a carrier oil.
  • Mix with lotions to maintain a natural skin color, reduce redness of skin and keep it moist.
  • Try a few drops in a sports massage for tired muscles.
  • A few drops of sweet marjoram pure essential oil in a vaporizer will encourage sleep. Add a few drops to a warm/hot bath prior to sleep.

Sweet Marjoram Pure Essential Oil Safety Tips

  • Sweet marjoram pure essential oil has no known hazards.
  • For external use only.  See our Safety Information page for further details when using essential oils.


Pure Essential OilSweet Marjoram
Botanical NameOriganum majorana
SourceFlowers and leaves
Country of OriginEgypt
Method of DistillationSteam distilled
CharacteristicsColorless to pale yellow liquid with characteristic spicy and woody marjoram odor.
Main ConstituentsTerpinene 1-ol-4, Limonene, Linalool, Thymol, Carvacrol
CAS No.8015-01-8