Marjoram Essential Oils

In the Mediterranean grows a plant known as marjoram. The dried leaves of the marjoram plant are the starting point for these essential oils. They are derived by method of steam distillation. The oils have a thin consistency with an herb-like, spicy, and warm aroma. Those wishing to blend marjoram essential oils with other essential oils should consider using the following: tea tree, eucalyptus, cypress, chamomile, cedarwood, bergamot, sandalwood, nutmeg, mandarin, lemongrass, dill weed, coriander, and carrot seed.

Overall Benefits of Marjoram Essential Oils

  • Discourage wounds from becoming septic and encourage healing
  • Help keep brain active and healthy
  • Lessen pain from toothaches, cold, and fever
  • Improve viral infections and spasms
  • Fight chronic coughs
  • Improve circulation of blood
  • Help gain control over desires of a sexual nature
  • Digestive aid and a laxative

Uses for Marjoram Essential Oils

These essential oils can be helpful to some individuals in the treatment of respiratory related issues such as the following: asthma, bronchitis, colds, sinusitis, and headaches related to sinus congestion. They are also useful in aromatherapy to treat fatigue, insomnia, and stress. Joint and muscle pain may be relieved with marjoram essential oils as well. Medical treatments involving vasodilation may make use of these essential oils for some or all of the following: to treat hypertension, brain hemorrhage, atherosclerosis, and heart attack.


Though no problems related to the use of these oils have been reported, it is best to keep essential oils away from children. Pregnant women should seek advice from their physician before using these essential oils.