HERBS

Marjoram

marjoram

Name: dried Marjoram

Family: Lamiaceae

Botanical name: Origanum majorana

About:

Bulk dried Marjoram is considered a herb with cold-sensitive perennial or a sweet pine undershrub and citrus flavor.
According to dried marjoram manufacturer, in Middle East, marjoram is called oregano, whereas the name sweet marjoram is called to differ it from the genus Origanum plants.

Cultivation:

Marjoram is planted for cooking purposes; its aromatic leaves are used either green or dry.
When the plant starts to flower, the tops will be cut Then dried tardily in the shadow.
You can steam- distilled the flower to get an essential oil colored yellow.
Marjoram has many chemical components such as camphor, pinene, and borneol.

Uses:

Marjoram has many uses such as stews, dressings, seasonal soup, and sauces.

Nutrition information:

Marjoram is considered a magnificent addition for a healthy diet if you used it regularly.
Two tablespoons of marjoram are containing antioxidants, vitamins, and other nutrients.
Every two tablespoons of marjoram contains:
Vitamin A: 6 percernt of Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA)
Calcium: 8 percent of RDA
Vitamin C: 3.5 percent of RDA
Iron: 18 percent of RDA

Marjoram Health Benefits:

Digestive benefits:

Drinking 2-4 cups of Marjoram tea can enhance the digestive system. Drinking the Marjoram tea will help digestion by:

Increasing the digestion efficiency by rising digestive enzymes & saliva
digestive system and stomach can be smoothed
Improving appetite
Relieving nausea
Eliminating flatulence
by using Marjoram, basic intestinal infections can be recovered or stopped.
calming aching stomach spams or crumps.
Relieving diarrhea
Relieving constipation
Prevention against popular diseases:

Marjoram is able to fight against many common illnesses such as:

Food poisoning
Staph infection
Tetanus infection in wounds
Typhoid
Malaria
Influenza
Common cold
Mumps
Measles
cardiovascular health can be improved:
Marjoram is able to boost the cardiovascular and circulatory system. As it can eliminate common risks related to cardiovascular disease. It helps for:
Decrease the pressure of the blood, thus reducing the hypertension risks and the heart problems.
Stop founding of cholesterol which lowering hardened arteries diseases.
Enhance blood circulation by stretching the arteries.
Many studies found that when the levels of cholesterol and blood pressures decreased, the rate of heart disease and heart attacks reduced.

Anti-inflammatory effects:

Marjoram is also considered an anti-inflammatory herb. Besides it is a remedy for many inflammations such as:
Asthma
Muscle spasms
Sinus headaches
Migraines
Fever
Body aches

Topical Application

Put it topically, it can relive
Painful joints
Sore muscles
Sprains
Back ache
Toothaches.

Some Suggestions for Use:

To get tea of Marjoram: mash the Marjoram leaves then add some hot water or tea. Every seven water’s ounces require one tsp of marjoram, and boil the mixture. For more benefits of digestive, drink 2 – 4 cups within two hours.
Stronger marjoram tea: soak 2 tsp of marjoram on cold water of seven ounces for 24 hours, and then add some honey to it. And to make strong marjoram tea pls add 6 tsps of, crushed marjoram to 7 water ounces. It is for relaxing, anti-depressive effect.
Essential oil of Marjoram: applying oil of Marjoram to the skin can soften sprains, cramps, toothache, or other ailments.

 

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