Many people find a great benefit from Natural Herb Marjoram in aromatherapy oils. Natural Herb Marjoram is said to have a soothing and warming effect with a spicy and warm scent. This explains why it is so popular with those who enjoy the many benefits of aromatherapy. Many times for aromatherapy oils it will be mixed with lavender, bergamot, and cedar wood. Beyond the great world of aromatherapy Natural Herb Marjoram has many other beneficial uses too as it is used as an analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, and as a diuretic. The many uses of Natural Herb Marjoram include treatment for anxiety, arthritis, bronchitis, bruises, colic, constipation, digestive problems, gas, insomnia, muscle aches and pain, PMS, Rheumatism, sinusitis, and sprains.
Natural Herb Marjoram is the dried leaves from an herbal plant called the Origanium hortensis. The name Natural Herb Marjoram is a Greek word that means "Joy of the Mountain." Ancient Greeks believed that if Natural Herb Marjoram grew on a grave that person would enjoy eternal happiness. The taste of Natural Herb Marjoram is a bit sweeter than that of Oregano. Many people believe that Natural Herb Marjoram is, in part, a species of Oregano. Natural Herb Marjoram is a pretty user friendly herb that is used quite traditionally in Italian, French, North African, Middle Eastern, and American cuisine. Natural Herb Marjoram compliments quite nicely sausages, various meats, fish, tomato sauces, salad dressings, breads, stuffing's, and salads.
Natural Herb Marjoram is a relative to the mint family. You get the most flavors from Natural Herb Marjoram if you use the fresh leaves rather than fried Natural Herb Marjoram. One big difference between Oregano and Natural Herb Marjoram is while Oregano tends to prosper in taste the longer it simmers in a sauce or stew, Natural Herb Marjoram is the opposite and should be added into the dish as late as possible. Although Natural Herb Marjoram is sweet and mild, it is also at the same time minty and has a hint of citrus. The biggest Natural Herb Marjoram exported in Egypt. Natural Herb Marjoram blends very well with Bay Leaves, pepper, and Juniper. While all vegetables can benefit from a hint of Natural Herb Marjoram, it seems to work best on adding and enhancing the flavor of cabbage and legumes.
Natural Herb Marjoram should not be ingested internally in a medicinal or herbal form during pregnancy but can be eaten as an herb that is added to food. As you can see, Natural Herb Marjoram is a very essential and beneficial herb that was used in ancient times and is commonly still used today.