Marjoram Essential Oil

Botanical Name:
Origanum majorana
Country of Origin:
Distillation Method:
Naturally Grown
Overall Profile
Primary Constituents
gamma terpinene
alpha copaene
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Wholesale Pure Marjoram Essential Oil

100% pure Marjoram essential oil steam distilled from the leaves of Sweet Marjoram naturally grown in Egypt. The entire plant is strongly aromatic and produces a wonderful essential oil with a great variety of properties and uses. Along with the warming, soothing, and fortifying effects of Marjoram, ours has a delightful green, woody, herbaceous, sweet aroma. Highly recommended! Our Marjoram Oil is available from sample size up to 1 kg or more.


A perennial, aromatic herb growing to a height of 30 inches with dark-green ovoid leaves and spiky white and pink clusters of flowers, Sweet Marjoram is a species native to the Mediterranean regions of North Africa and Egypt. The plant is now cultivated in various northern European countries.


There is confusion between species of Marjoram and Oregano: 'Wild Marjoram' (Origanum vulgare) is also known as 'Common Oregano' and is distilled to make 'Oregano oil'. Majorana is the only variety that has the ability to strengthen and relax the mind and body and the only oil that should be labeled 'Sweet Marjoram".

Aromatherapy Notes

This essential oil is steam distilled from leaves of Sweet Marjoram plants, naturally grown in Egypt. This Sweet Marjoram has a deep, warm, musky, woody, spicy and mildly camphorous aroma.

Traditional Uses

This herb has a long tradition in culinary use and as a folk remedy for many digestive, nervous and respiratory ailments. Used by the ancient Greeks for many medicines. Its original name comes from a Greek word meaning 'joy of the mountains' as the oil is considered to have warming, soothing and fortifying effects. Marjoram is analgesic and warming and is helpful for combating muscle spasm, rheumatic pains, sprains, strains and bruises. Marjoram stimulates the parasympathetic nervous function and lowers the sympathetic function resulting in general vasodilation. It helps to lower high blood pressure, has an anti-spasmotic, sedative and warming effect which can be helpful in deep tissue massage.

Therapeutic Properties Described In The Aromatherapy Literature

Analgesic, Aphrodisiac, Antibacterial, Antioxidant, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Antiviral, Carminitive, Cephalic, Diaphoretic, Diuretic (mild), Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Hypotensive, Laxative, Sedative, Stimulant (digestive), Stomachic, Tonic, Vasodilator, Vulnerary.


  • Promotes relaxation and feelings of comfort and support
  • Aids with feelings of real or imagined emotional deprivation
  • Creates a greater capacity for inner learning and self-work
  • Rids feelings of neediness and promotes a more giving nature

Muscles and Joints

  • Effective for muscular and rheumatic pain, sprains, strains, bruises and stiff joints
  • Quells arthritic pain

Hormonal System

  • Helps balance amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea and leucorrhea

Nervous System

  • Fights pain from stress headaches and migraines
  • Effective at breaking the cycle of insomnia
  • Calms almost all nervous and stress-related conditions
  • Balances chronic fatigue
  • Promotes rest and relaxation

Internal Organs

  • Aids in clearing obstructions in the liver and spleen

Application and Use


Marjoram essential oil is non-toxic, a non-irritant and non-sensitizing, however it is not to be used during pregnancy. If using internally, consultation with a physician is recommended.