Scientific Name: Origanum majorana
This species of plant originates in Egypt and the Mediterranean regions. It is well known and grown all over the world as a seasoning herb. Marjoram essential oil is distilled from all parts of the plant.
Oregano oil is often mistakenly sold as marjoram. Therapeutic marjoram essential oil (Origanum majorana) is available wild-crafted from Turkey. Sweet marjoram oil is listed by the FDA as generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
Always test a small amount of any essential oil first for sensitivity or allergic reaction.
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