Marjoram is Valued for its calming properties and positive effect on the nervous system. Frequently used by the ancient Greeks and Romans, marjoram oil offers a number of health benefits and is one of your more versatile oils.
For instance, the oil possesses natural calming properties that help support nervous system function. In fact, marjoram can strengthen the function of a number of the body’s systems, including the cardiovascular, respiratory, and gastrointestinal systems.
The oil soothes tense muscles, serving as a respite from overwork. Marjoram’s strong properties, along with its natural ability to fortify system functions, make it one powerful agent to have on hand when you’re facing any health issue.
To strengthen respiratory health, add 3-4 drops marjoram and breathe in deeply. For a good night’s sleep, you can also diffuse the oil or place a cloth with a drop of marjoram on it near your pillow.
For culinary uses, substitute 1 drop of marjoram essential oil for 2 teaspoons of dried marjoram in any recipe. Lastly, you can apply marjoram topically to support muscle tension. Simply rub 1-2 drops softly over the affected area.
General Methods of Application
Apply NEAT. Aromatically. Internally. Topically.
Those with sensitive skin should dilute the oil with a carrier oil. Avoid touching the eyes, ears, and other sensitive areas with the oil. People who are nursing, pregnant, or are receiving medical attention should consult their physician before use. Additionally, make sure to store the oil away from children.
Blend Recipe: Mild Tension & Head Stress Relief
1 Tbsp Carrier Oil
2 drops Lavender Essential Oil
2 drops Marjoram Essential Oil
1 drop Peppermint Essential Oil
Relieve mild tension and stress in the head by blending all oils in a small glass container. Apply topically to the forehead, shoulders, temples, and the back of the neck to soothe and calm tension.