Sweet Marjoram

Botanical Name Origanum majorana  
Botanical family Lamiaceae  
Origin Egypt 
Method Complete distillation by steam distillation  
Plant part Aerial parts 
Note Middle 
Appearance mobile liquid clear   
Color pale yellow to his ce 
Odor sweet, fine, warm and delicate 
Biochemical composition of the essential oil Monoterpene alcohols (45–50%): terpinen-4-ol, linalool, thujanol Monoterpenes (35–40%): sabinene, terpinene, para-cymene, terpinolene  Sesquiterpenes (3%): caryophyllene  
Therapeutic properties 1. Wide-spectrum anti-infective
2. Analgesic
3. Rebalancing neurotonic 
4. Powerful tonic for the parasympathetic nervous system
5. Anti-thyroid
Main therapeutic indications 1. Muscular rheumatism, osteoarthritis, neuralgia,
2. Respiratory infections: coryza, nasopharyngitis, otitis, sinusitis
3. Digestive infections: diarrhoea, dysentery, enterocolitis
4. Hyperthyroidism
5. Neurovegetative dystonia
–    Arterial hypertension and disturbances of cardiac rhythm
–    Dyspnoea 
–    Gastric hyperacidity, colitis, duodenal ulcer
–    Sexual obsession, erethism, infantile enuresis (bedwetting) 
–    Anxiety, neurasthenia, psychosis, insomnia, epilepsy, vertigo 
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