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Marjoram

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PRIMARY BENEFITS

  • Calms and relieves nervous tension while supporting the nervous system
  • Relieves sore and fatigues muscles
  • Aids respiratory function
  • Supports cardiovascular health

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

The ancient Romans and the Greeks termed marjoram the “joy of the mountains”; the herb even symbolized happiness. Known also as “wintersweet,” marjoram has long been used to flavor cuisine, especially sauces, dressings, and stews. The Germans used it traditionally when roasting geese, so commonly so that they deemed it the “goose herb.” Marjoram’s traditional therapeutic uses include supporting gastrointestinal health and skin purification, particularly in Austrian medicine. Its more recent therapeutic applications include supporting the nervous, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems. The scent is calming and, moreover, topical application can help relax tense and tired muscles.

USES

  • Relieve stress and tension by applying topically to the back of the neck.
  • Ease restful sleep by diffusing throughout your bedroom or applying to a cotton ball placed next to your pillow.
  • Substitute marjoram essential oil for dried marjoram in any culinary recipe by replacing every 2 teaspoons called for with 1 drop of oil.
  • Support respiratory health by diffusing throughout the home.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Diffusion: Diffuse 3-4 drops in whichever diffuser you choose.

Internal application: Place a single drop of essential oil in every 4 fluid ounces.

Topical application: Apply 1-2 drops topically to the affected area.

To reduce skin sensitivity, dilute Marjoram essential oil with Fractionated Coconut Oil.

CAUTIONS

Marjoram essential oil should be kept out of reach of small children. If receiving medical attention or are pregnant or breastfeeding, always consult with your physician before using essential oils. If you have sensitive skin, dilute heavily. Sensitive areas, ears, and eyes should be avoided when using this oil.

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