Marjoram, Sweet

Origanum majorana

 

 

Herbal Folklore & Tradition

A traditional culinary herb and folk remedy. It was used by the ancient Greeks in their fragrances, cosmetics and medicines. It is a versatile herb which has a soothing, fortifying and warming effect; it aids digestive and menstrual problems, as well as nervous and respiratory complaints.  It is ‘comforting in colds of the head, stomach, sinus and other parts.  It helps diseases of the chest, obstructions of the liver and spleen. It is also very helpful for muscular and rheumatic pain, sprains, strains, stiff joints and bruises.

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