Marjoram, a bushy herb with dark silver-green leaves, downy stem and clusters of tiny, pinkish white flowers, yields colorless oil with a spicy, warm, woody aroma.
Marjoram, a bushy herb with dark silver-green leaves, downy stem and clusters of tiny, pinkish white flowers, yields colorless oil with a spicy, warm, woody aroma. This herb been used in perfume, ointment and as a food flavoring since the time of Ancient Egypt. Marjoram is known as ''the great comforter'' for its strong and powerful sedating effect.
Essential oil such as marjoram is a perennial herb included as a seasoning in various dishes and an all-natural remedy known for treating various health ailments. However, before incorporating it as a natural health regime, it is advised to strictly follow the directions of usage and in some cases should not be used without consulting your health physician as it can possess serious health risk.
Marjoram oil has a general warming effect on the body, which helps in improving circulation and increase in blood flow, which further helps in warming your body cells. This warming effect of the oil also assists in getting rid of coughs and excessive phlegm and also offering relief from pain of arthritis and rheumatism. This oil is a blessing for people with high risk of heart attacks and brain hemorrhage due to hypertension. Using this oil can help in relaxing and widening of blood vessels, which eases flow of blood while reducing blood pressure.
Uses of Marjoram essential oil:
- Since marjoram is an anti-oxidant and consist of some anti-fungal properties, it can be useful in preventing various kinds of infections. You can add a few drops of this oil in a cup of boiling water and inhale its vapors to treat any sort of infection in the body.
- As mentioned earlier, this oil is also used while cooking. You can add it as a flavor in different food items such as pizzas and Italian dishes.
- The sweet aroma of this oil refreshes your mood and relieves from stress and anxiety. You can also consider adding a few drops of marjoram in your chest or linen closets to keep away your clothes from insects and also give them a sweet fragrance.
- For minor complaints of indigestion, you can use a few drops of this oil with honey, water or any fruit juice.
- To treat muscle and joint pains, massage topically on sprains, sore backs and necks for antispasmodic effect.
- For respiratory issues such as congestion, directly massage on the chest, neck and lymph nodes.
- This oil can also be used for treating menstrual issues. You can use it topically by massaging the oil on the lower back and abdomen. Moreover, it can also be added to warm bathing water for relief from stress and menstrual pains.
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