Marjoram

Marjoram

Majoram (Origanum majorana) is a bushy herb that originated in the southeastern Mediterranean region, and is now cultivated in Egypt, France, and central Europe. The applicable parts of majoram are the flower, leaf, and oil. It is a great source of clacium and iron. Marjoram contains small amount of arbutin and hydroxyquinone. The volatile oil of majoram has been attributed with antimicrobial activity. Majoram has also demonstrated antiflatulent, antispasmodic, diaphoretic, and diuretic properties.

Majoram has traditionally been used for stomach pain and the common cold. In homeopathic remedies, the majoram is used for nervous conditions. Majoram has also been used for dizziness, headache, and severe coughs.

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Cautions There have been no reported adverse reactions reported in associate with oral supplementation of majoram.