Marjoram, sweet,

Marjoram, sweet, organic Egypt

100% pure and natural essential oil

Botanical name: Origanum majorana

Plant Part: flowers

Extraction method: steam distilled

Origin: Egypt


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Crop type: 
Certified organic culture
Light Yellow Liquid
Terpeny, Herbaceous
Oil Properties: 
Oil Recommendations: 
Onction huileuse
Massage (très diluée)
Friction (très diluée)
Majorana hortensis, Sweet Marjoram
Origanum majorana (Marjoram) Oil
Product code: EAB674627

Cautions and warnings:
Do not use pure essential oils. Essential oils are diluted in a vegetable oil when applied to the skin. Carry out a skin tolerance test in the crook of your elbow and wait 48 hours before using the oil on the skin. Do not use the essential oil if you notice a reaction such as redness, itching or stinging.
Keep out of reach of children.
If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Essential oils should not be applied to the eyes, the eye contour area, neither into the ears. In case of contact, apply a plenty of vegetable oil and take promptly medical advice.
If symptoms persist or worsen when using essential oil, consult a health care practitioner.
If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use essential oils.
Known adverse reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.
Store in airtight, light-resistant container at room temperature.
The information contained on our site is presented purely for information purposes and cannot, in any case, bind the responsibility of the company. In no way does this information constitute a recommendation for preventive or curative treatment, prescription or diagnosis, nor should it be considered as such.

Words by Anny Schneider

This organic essential oil of sweet marjoram from Egypt is distilled from the florets and leaves of the plant. 

Of the large family of oregano, marjoram with shells does not contain carvacrol and is therefore devoid of toxicity, which facilitates its use.

It is best known for its calming and sedative properties, as it reduces pressure, palpitations and stress in general. 

It is also used in cases of topical infections and respiratory spasms, rheumatism or neuralgia, diluted in a moisturizing vegetable oil preferably.

Origin of this essential oil

This organic essential oil of sweet marjoram is from Egypt is distilled from the flowers of the plant.


Shell marjoram is associated with Aphrodite by the Greeks and Romans because it inspires joy, beauty, love and fertility.


Keep away from children, air, heat and light.


⇒ Dermocaustic, it is important to ensure that its concentration does not exceed 20% when used in anointing, friction or massage in a vegetable oil, with regard to the organ concerned.

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Main components of essential oil

  • Monoterpene alcohols (50%): terpinene-4-ol 20%, thuyanol (cis- and trans-): trans-sabinene hydrate (= (E)-sabinene hydrate) 18-20%, cis-sabinene hydrate ( = (Z)-sabinene hydrate = cis-4-thuyanol) 3-5%, alpha terpineol, geraniol, linalool [1], [2]
  • Monoterpene hydrocarbons (40%) including sabinene, gamma-terpinene 12%, alpha-pinene and beta-pinene, myrcene, paracymene
  • Sesquiterpene hydrocarbons: beta-caryophyllene, beta-elemene
  • Terpene esters (3%): linalyl acetate, bornyl acetate


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