Also known as “wintersweet” or “joy of the mountains,”
Marjoram was known to the Greeks and Romans as a
symbol of happiness. Marjoram has been used in
culinary dishes, imparting a unique flavor to soups,
stews, dressings, and sauces; in Germany, this herb is
known as the “Goose Herb” for its traditional use in
roasting geese. In traditional Austrian medicine,
Marjoram was used to promote gastrointestinal health
and to purify the skin. In modern applications, Marjoram
is valued for its calming properties and for its positive
effect on the nervous system. It also soothes tired,
stressed muscles and supports both healthy cardiovascular
and respiratory systems.
• Apply to the back of the neck to lessen tension and
• Diffuse before going to bed for a better night’s sleep
or add to a cotton ball and place near your pillow.
• Replace Marjoram essential oil in your next recipe
that calls for dried Marjoram. Usually 1 drop of
essential oil is equivalent to 2 tsp. of dried herbs.
• Diffuse to promote healthy respiratory function.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area.
Dilute with dōTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize
any skin sensitivity. See additional precautions below.
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If
you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care,
consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner
ears, and sensitive areas.