Marjoram (Sweet) Organic Essential Oil (10ml)

Marjoram (Sweet) Organic Essential Oil (10ml)
Brand: Lily and Loaf
21.67 GBP
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A warm, comforting, spicy fragrance. Camphorous, penetrating and slightly eucalyptus-type aroma for decongestant effects. Traditionally symbolised love and happiness. Marjoram essential oil is steam distilled from the Origanum majorana, which is native to Mediterranean regions. It is known to have been used by herbalists since ancient Greece, where they crowned bridal couples with wreaths of marjoram to symbolize love, honour and happiness. The ancient Greeks cultivated it for culinary and medicinal purposes as well as for its aroma. Marjoram has a calming effect on the nervous system, relieves anxiety and stress, and can help with relaxation and restful sleep. This oil is said to be effective as an antiseptic and expectorant for the respiratory tract and can be useful to relieve cold symptoms and congestion. Spanish marjoram oil is commonly used in aromatherapy and blends well with lavender and bergamot oils for creating a relaxing environment. Aromatic Description: Sweet, spicy, warm Plant Part: Leaf Source: Egypt Extraction method: Steam Distillation How to use essential oils Massage – Both body and facial massage can benefit from the intoxicating aroma of essential oils. Always ensure that you add the essential oil to a carrier oil first, and never apply directly to your skin. A carrier oil, also known as base oil, is used to dilute essential oils before they applied to the skin. Bathing – There is no better way to unwind than in an essential oil bath, calming oils like Lavender and Clary Sage are especially relaxing. Add 5-10 drops in a bath and disperse vigorously before entering the bath. Steam inhalation – This is a really good way of helping to relieve blocked sinuses or congestion. Eucalyptus is one of the most popular oils for this. Fill a large bowl with hot (not boiling water), add 3-4 drops of your chosen oil then lean over the bowl placing a towel over your head and slowly breathe in the until you start to feel relief. Diffusers – There are many diffu