Benefits of Marjoram
Marjoram is a somewhat cold-sensitive perennial herb or undershrub with sweet pine and citrus flavor

1. Marjoram
Marjoram is one of those few medicinally potent perennial herbs with an ancient history.Traditionally viewed as a symbol of love,it grew popular as aromatic oil and seasoning herb. Probably famous as hyssop in Bible, marjoram was used for purification in temples and has been often associated with many Greek and Roman legends. Native to Egypt and Arabia, marjoram was primarily used to induce sleep and strengthen voices before it made an indelible impression in the culinary world. Known for its mellow, sweet flavor, marjoram has come to occupy an unparalleled status among the therapist and culinary experts alike. Marjoram is one amongst those few potent herbs that comes with ample of health benefits and is known to remediate physical disorders like abdominal pain, malnutrition, insomnia, anorexia and more.

2. Marjoram is a plant
Marjoram is a plant. You probably recognize it as a common cooking spice. But it also has an interesting place in early Greek mythology. As the story goes, the goddess of love, Aphrodite, grew marjoram, and, as a result, marjoram has been used ever since in various love potions.

3. Stomachic
Marjoram oil is stomachic, meaning that it keeps the stomach in proper order. It cures stomach disorders and ulcers and ensures proper flow of bile, gastric juices, and acids into the stomach. Sometimes, the inner lining of the stomach becomes corroded due to prolonged acidity and can result in the formation of ulcers. This happens due to a lack of bile, which neutralizes the acids. Marjoram oil can help you avoid this situation as well, since it maintains those proper secretions in the stomach.

4. Analgesic
Marjoram oil reduces the pain associated with colds, fevers, inflammation, overexertion of muscles, toothaches, headaches and numerous other sources. The best thing about this is that it does not have any adverse side effects, unlike the other analgesic pain relievers available on the market.

5. Antispasmodic
Marjoram essential oil is helpful in curing nearly all types of spasms and related problems. It efficiently relieves spasm in the respiratory system and intestines, and muscular spasms in the limbs. It also helps to cure convulsions, pulled muscles, cramps, and spasmodic cholera that are caused from uncontrollable spasms.

6. Anaphrodisiac
As you can probably guess, this is the exact opposite of being an aphrodisiac. Marjoram essential oil helps to suppress or control sexual desires.Sweet marjoram, also known as knotted marjoram, is one of the most popular Mediterranean herbs grown for its culinary and medicinal values since ancient times. It has delicate sweet flavor, and subtle pungent (spicy) taste; comparatively gentler than oregano (Origanum vulgare).

7. Antiseptic
The antiseptic properties of marjoram oil make it a good application for both external and internal wounds. It also functions well as an ingredient of antiseptic lotions and creams. This protects the wounds against becoming septic and developing tetanus.

8. Antiviral
Furthermore, can be effective in curing infections from viruses and ailments associated with them, such as the common cold, influenza, mumps, measles and even pox. marjoram is a member of Labiatae family, in the genus, Origanum. Its scientific name: Origanum majorana. The Labatiacea family also includes some of commonly known herbs and spices such as dill, anise, fennel, cumin, etc.

9. Bactericidal
Marjoram oil kills bacteria, so it can protect you from food poisoning, typhoid, malaria, colic, and bacterial infections in the colon, skin, digestive system, urinary tract and other parts of the excretory system. Sweet marjoram is native to Asia Minor (Turkey); however, it grows in plentiful all over the Mediterranean and southern parts of the Europe. This herb plant is a small woody stemmed shrub that grows abundantly in well drained, lime soils. It reaches about 75 cm in height; feature a hairy stem with soft oval shaped dark green leaves, and tiny pinkish white flowers.

10. Carminative
Marjoram essential oil can efficiently handle any gas trouble you may have. It provides the gases a safe downward passage by relaxing the muscles in the abdominal region and also stops further gas from forming. This help get rid of a number of related problems such as indigestion, nausea, vomiting, stomachache, chest pain, hypertension and excessive flatulence.

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Benefits of Marjoram

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