Essential Oil - Marjoram
Botanical name: Origanum majorana
Perfumery note: Middle
Related Planets/Deities: Venus/Mercury/Aphrodite/Osiris
Aroma: Cutting, minty, sharp, zesty
Energetic Properties: Comforting, healing, bounteous, soothing
Aromatherapy Properties: A pale yellow or amber-colored mobile liquid with a warm, woody, spicy-camphoraceous odor. It blends well with lavender, rosemary, bergamot, chamomile, cypress, cedarwood, tea tree, and eucalyptus.
Spiritual Uses: With its soothing, comforting qualities, Marjoram has long been associated with protection and prosperity. It is often used in love magick, protection spells, and by those seeking respite from spiritual/psychic difficulty. When enclosed in an amulet and worn around the neck, Marjoram protects the wearer from respiratory ailments.
Blends well with: Lavender, Cedarwood, Bergamot, Chamomile and Rosemary.
History: Marjoram has long been cultivated and used in the Mediterranean and the Middle East, and was grown and used in Egypt since at least 3000 BCE. To the ancient Greeks and Romans it symbolized happiness; according to Roman legend, Venus, the goddess of love, gave the plant its scent so that mortals would smell it and recall her beauty. It was believed that if Marjoram grew on a grave it meant that the spirit of the departed had found happiness in the next world. In the Middle Ages, bridal couples wore wreaths of Marjoram to symbolize love. Marjoram also a tasty seasoning, and a popular ingredient in many dishes!
This product sold for aromatherapy purposes only
Perfect for use with our Ceramic Oil Burners as well.