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Many benefits of Marjoram

Many benefits of Marjoram

Marjoram is known for its medicinal uses. Its flowers and leaves are used as medicine. Essential oil made from the extraction of fresh and dried leaves of marjoram has many medicinal uses.

Marjoram essential oil has the following health benefits:

  • Marjoram essential oil reduces inflammation and pain. It helps treat headaches and toothache. It also can relieve muscle spasms and cramps. Massaging with the oil soothes sore muscles.
  • The oil has antiseptic properties. Hence, it can prevent sepsis. It is widely used in antiseptic ointments and lotions.
  • It improves cognitive function. It soothes the nervous system and thereby relieves stress and anxiety. The topical application of the oil relieves the tension from the area.
  • It helps treat depression, migraine, dizziness, paralysis, stomach cramps, gall bladder issues.
  • Diffusion of the oil gives relief from respiratory problems and insomnia.

Health benefits of marjoram tea:

  • Marjoram tea is made from leaves or flowers. It has many health benefits. Marjoram tea helps treat mood swings related to PMS.
  • It eases symptoms of menopause and stimulates the production of breast milk.
  • The tea also helps relieve runny nose, cough and cold. It soothes a sore throat.
  • It treats many digestive issues like poor appetite, stomach bloating, upset, gas problem, cramps etc.
  • Some studies showed that consumption of 2 drops of oil daily for three months improved the functioning of lungs in people suffering from asthma.
  • It regulates diabetes. It also helps treat sleep disorders and headaches.

Marjoram tea is used as a tonic to improve the function of the nervous as well as the circulatory system.


Other uses of marjoram:

  • Marjoram is a culinary spice and gives flavour to food and beverages.
  • Its oil is used in soaps, perfumes and cosmetics for fragrance.

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