Marjoram essential oil, certified organic

NZ $12.30


Certified Organic Essential Oils, Essential Oils: J - O


Marjoram essential oil, certified organic


Origanum marjorana


Certified organic, BioGro


Clear to pale yellow


Warm, spicy, slightly woody, camphorous

Plant part used

Flowers and leaves

Extraction method

Steam distillation






Oil and alcohol

Usage rate

Skincare : 0.1 - 1%
Soapmaking: 1 - 3 %



Blends well with

Rosemary, lavender, cypress, bergamot



Palm oil


Animal tested



Common uses

Aromatherapy: Marjoram essential oil is commonly used in aromatherapy to promote relaxation and reduce stress. The pleasant aroma of the oil can have a calming effect on the mind and may help to alleviate feelings of anxiety.

Improved sleep: Marjoram oil is believed to have sedative properties that can aid in improving sleep quality. Diffusing the oil in the bedroom or adding a few drops to a warm bath before bedtime might help create a soothing environment conducive to restful sleep.

Mood enhancement: The aroma of marjoram essential oil is thought to have a positive impact on mood. Inhaling the scent may help uplift spirits, reduce irritability, and promote emotional balance.

Massage: Marjoram oil may be used topically as a massage oil to help alleviate muscle tension and discomfort. Its potential muscle-relaxing properties could make it useful for relaxing massages or self-care routines.

Improved focus: Some individuals believe that the aroma of marjoram essential oil can help enhance concentration and mental clarity. Diffusing the oil in a workspace might create an environment that supports productivity.

Aphrodisiac effects: Marjoram essential oil has been associated with aphrodisiac properties and is sometimes used to enhance romantic experiences. Its warm and slightly spicy aroma may help create a sensual atmosphere.

Air freshener: The pleasant scent of marjoram essential oil can be used to freshen up indoor spaces. It can be added to homemade cleaning products, potpourri, or room sprays to create an inviting atmosphere.

Insect repellent: Using marjoram oil in a diffuser or diluted in a carrier oil could help keep certain insects at bay.

Safety data: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.

Packaging - See our blog on our commitment to sustainable packaging.
Our essential oils come in amber glass bottles with dripulator caps:
5ml and 20ml with an 18 neck dripulator cap, either white or black, depending on stock availability.
30ml, 50ml, 100ml, 250ml, with a 28 neck white dripulator cap (except for oils that are too thick for a dripulator, which have a black open pour cap).
500g and 1kg options come in an aluminium bottle; 5L comes in a plastic jerrycan.
If you need precise drops for your products we suggest you buy our 5ml or 20ml dropper bottles and transfer the oils or buy our disposable or glass pipettes

Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
Essential oils should be avoided in pregnancy due to their possible skin sensitising effects.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.


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