Botanical name: Origanum marjorana
or Marjorana hortensis
Plant part: flower heads and leaves
Method of extraction: steam distilled
Aroma: warm, spicy, slightly woody and camphorous
Sweet marjoram calms the emotions and soothes the digestive system. Helpful for its painkilling properties for sprains and strains. Good also for headaches.
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