Wild Marjoram essential oil has a warm and spicy herbaceous aroma that is more medical and camphoraceous than Sweet Marjoram. It has a nurturing and soothing effect on the body and mind and is deeply relaxing. It is also extremely versatile; easing aching muscles and joints, digestive and menstrual problems and nervous and respiratory complaints. Often added to sport massage blends.
- Latin Name
- Thymus Mastichina
- Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
- Essential oil by steam distillation of the dried flowering herb.
- Terpinenes, terpineol, sabinenes, linalol, carvacrol, linalyl acetate, ocimene, cadinene, geranyl acetate, citral, eugenol among others.
This aromatic perennial bushy plant grows up to 60cm in height, has a hairy stem, green oval leaves with clusters of white flowers.
This versatile herb which has a soothing warming effect aids digestive and menstrual problems as well as nervous and respiratory complaints. It was a very popular herb amongst the Greeks and was widely used in medicine and perfumes. In the 16 century, it was strewn on the floor to mask unpleasant smells.