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Marjoram essential oil


Marjoram essential oil

Origanum majorana


Marjoram with shells belongs to the Lamiaceae family. Annual plant, it is a shrub measuring up to 60 cm high. It has small leaves covered with a light down, oval shape and dark green. Its white or mauve flowers are grouped together in the leaf axils.

Origin and history

The shell marjoram is native to Cyprus and Turkey. It was cultivated by the Egyptians 1000 years before JC who used it in perfumery, as a culinary and medicinal spice. Marjoram is present today throughout the Mediterranean basin. In addition to its therapeutic properties, it is also used in many culinary preparations: stews, grills, pizza sauce, etc ...

Organoleptic properties

Appearance: liquid

Color: dark yellow

Odor: aromatic, grassy, ​​straw, sweet

Distilled parts: Aerial parts

Country of production: Egypt

Density: 0.885 - 0.805

Chemotype / composition

Main biochemical constituents or chemotype: terpinene-4-ol, sabinene, gamma and alpha terpinene.

Allergenic molecules naturally present in this essential oil: Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool.

Certain natural compounds contained in this essential oil may present an allergy risk in some people. To measure your tolerance, always do an application test in the crease of the elbow before using in your mixes.


The essential oil of organic shell marjoram is:

  • Major stress reliever
  • Regulator of the nervous system
  • Hypotensive and sedative
  • Soothing and calming
  • Anaphrodisiac
  • Antiseptic
  • Powerful antibacterial
  • Analgesic
  • Fungicide
  • Antispasmodic


The essential oil of organic shell marjoram soothes irritated people, it turns out to be a powerful anti-stress. It is essential for nervous disorders: anxiety, sleep disorders, irritability, agitation, sexual disorders (obsessions).

It is also indicated for bronchitis, sinusitis, colds, otitis media, muscular rheumatism, cramps, muscle contractures and sciatica.


Modes of use

Consult a physician before any therapeutic use or oral treatment.

Oral route:

2 drops of organic marjoram essential oil, 3 times a day with a little honey, syrup or on a pastille, for nervous disorders.

On the skin :

6 drops of organic marjoram essential oil + 10 drops of organic sesame vegetable oil, applied to the solar plexus for hypertension and palpitations.

In diffusion:

Thanks to its neurotonic properties, the essential oil of marjoram with shells used in atmospheric diffusion will act as a real natural antidepressant and tranquilizer of the nervous system.

Synergy: True Lavender

Possible synergy

In energy aromatherapy, the essential oil of shell marjoram is associated with the sacral chakra "Svadhisthana", the 2nd chakra. Its color is orange, its element is water.

Marjoram essential oil with shells gives you serenity and joy. It facilitates the management of emotions and letting go.

Synergy: Mandarin

Precaution for use

Flammable. Oral use on medical advice. Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. Not recommended for children under 3 and pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not apply to the skin before sun exposure. Food use possible. Do not use pure on the skin.


The information given on essential oils through this website is provided for informational purposes. They can in no way replace the advice given by a doctor. For any therapeutic use or if you want more information about essential oils, please consult a doctor.


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