Marjoram - Essential Oil (sweet) - Origanum majorana - Egypt - New directions Aromatics, Canada
Botanical Name: Origanum majorana
Plant Part: Flowers and Leaves
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear, pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a medium aroma, it has a warm and spicy aroma, with a note like nutmeg.
Product Abstract: An herb of the Origanum family, Sweet Marjoram enjoyed popularity as a common medicinal herb around the Mediterranean basin. A few drops can be put in a vaporizer before bed, and a few drops can be added to a hot bath at the first signs of a cold. It is used in masculine, oriental, and herbal-spicy blends for perfumes and colognes.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. Do not use on young children, and it may cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.