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Essential Oil Spotlight - 31 Ways Sweet Marjoram Can Help You!


Sweet marjoram (Origanum majorana) is a leaf oil, that is steam distilled, with a middle note.  Marjoram has a crisp, fresh, medicinal, sweet, herbal scent.  In herbal form and used in cooking, it has a slight citrus and piney flavor.


On the wikipedia.com website, "Marjoram is indigenous to Cyprus and southern Turkey, and was known to the Greeks and Romans as a symbol of happiness."  


According to US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, in an article dated May 26, 2016, titled, Sweet Marjoram, "sweet marjoram has been used for variety of diseases in traditional and folklore medicines, including gastrointestinal, ocular, nasopharyngeal, respiratory, cardiac, rheumatologic, and neurological disorders.  It has been used for Antimicrobial, antiseptic, antidote, carminative, antitussive and used for gastrointestinal disorder, head cool, sniffle, vision performance, otitis, melancholia accompanied by flatulence, unilateral facial paralysis, headache, epilepsy, cataract, weakness of sight, ear pain, dyspnea, cardiac pain, dysrhythmia, cramp, obstruction of large intestine, emmenagogue, strangury, dropsy, spondilolysthesis, groin pain, back pain, fatigue, freckle, migraine and much more.


As you can see, it's great for reducing bacteria, but there are so many more benefits.


  • Used to increase compassion

  • open the heart chakra

  • overcome irrational fears and paranoia

  • gain perspective

  • grounding

  • used as an herb to promote an easy transition and blissful existence into the spirit realm

  • anxiety

  • stress management

  • calming

  • obsessive thinking

  • grief

  • combats mood swings

  • localized discomfort relief

  • support digestive system

  • reduce soreness

  • cardiovascular system support 

  • supports neurological function

  • female system & organ support

  • warming

  • circulatory system support

  • colic 

  • reduce excessive sex drive

  • aid muscle cramps & strains

  • airborne odor reducer


Paired Crystals:

If you wanted to pair crystals with this lovely oil, bloodstone, blue tigers eye, carnelian, emerald, green moss agate, prasiolite, red jasper, ruby, and watermelon tourmaline are all excellent choices.  Wear them as a necklace or bracelet, carry in a pouch, or just have in your pocket.


Blends well with:  

Basil, Bergamot, Chamomile, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Ginger, Juniper Berry, Lavender Tea Tree, Orange, Oregano Patchouli, Rosemary, Thyme



Diffuse, massage, bath, topical



Always dilute. *1


Please dilute accordingly.  ​In 1 ounce of carrier oil:

  • 0.5% (1/2 percent) - 1 years old to 3 years old  (2-3 drops)

  • 1% - 6 years old to 10 years old (5-6 drops)

  • 2% - 10 years to adult (10-12 drops)

  • 3% - acute pain (18-24 drops)


If you would like to buy an essential oil blend, a crystal healing bracelet or necklace, visit our website at http://www.sweetwillowspirit.com.  If you have any questions, please send me an email at melissa@sweetwillowspirit.com.  Also, Barefut sells this oil, you can find it HERE.









This information is not meant to take the place of diagnosis and treatment by a qualified medical practitioner. Since the actual use of this product by others is beyond our control, no expressed or implied guarantee as to the effects of their use can be given nor liability taken. Use at your own discretion. Any application of the recommendations is at the user’s risk. Sweet Willow Spirit, LLC disclaims any liability arising directly or indirectly from the use of this information and assumes no responsibility for any actions taken. This should not be used in place of traditional therapies but solely as a complementary means for bringing well-being. The FDA has not evaluated the statements on this website. No claims are made as to any medicinal value of any oil or healing modality.


*1 Tisserand and Young; Essential Oil Safety A Guide for Health Care Professionals: Second Edition.  New York: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014.  Print


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