Scientific Name: Origanum marjorana
Country of Origin: Egypt
Synonyms: Marjorana hortensis, knotted marjoram.
Plant Family: Lamiaceae ( Labiatae)
Plant Parts Used: Flowering heads/leaves
Extraction Method: Distillation
Physical Characteristics: Pale yellow or amber coloured mobile liquid.
Dominant Note(s): Middle
Aroma: Warm, penetrating and slightly spicy.
Main Constituents: Terpinenes, terpineol, sabinenes, linalol, carvacrol, linalyl acetate, ocimene, cadinene, geranyl acetate, citral, eugenol among others
Blends With: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Cypress, Lavender, Mandarin, Orange, Nutmeg, Rosemary, Rosewood and Ylang Ylang
Safety Precautions: Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing. Avoid during pregnancy