Extracted through steam distillation of the leaves of the Marjoram plant. Native to the Mediterranean region and known for it’s medicinal properties, Marjoram has been used for centuries.
Benefits and Uses
Analgesic: Marjoram is an effective pain reliever for muscle aches and sprains, toothaches, headaches, and the pain associated with colds and flu. Unlike many of the over-the-counter medications, marjoram has no unpleasant side effects.
Anti-viral: Effective in preventing viruses including the common cold, the flu virus, measles and mumps, to name a few, and in helping to speed healing of the already contracted illness.
Bactericidal: Marjoram kills bacteria on contact, and is particularly effective as a remedy for food poisoning, typhoid and malaria.
Digestive: It’s digestive properties have been known for years, including it’s ability to stimulate the production of digestive juices and bile in the stomach, which aides in digestion.
Should not be used by pregnant women.