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{"id":390418387,"title":"Marjoram (Majorana hortensis) - 50 grams","handle":"marjoram-majorana-hortensis-50-grams","description":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eMARJORAM\u003c\/b\u003e - \u003cb\u003eMajorana hortensis\/Origanum marjarana\u003c\/b\u003e - \u003cb\u003eMint Family\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCommon Names: Wild Marjoram, Oregano, Sweet Marjoram, Garden Marjoram, Knotted Marjoram\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eHISTORY OF USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarjoram is similar to oregano, but has a finer texture and is milder, slightly sweeter, and less pungent than oregano. It is typically used as a culinary herb but possesses many medicinal benefits.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eIt is native to Euroasia, and grows naturally throughout southern Europe. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eIt is believed that marjoram originally came from the Mediterranean region and Anatoila (Asia Minor) and has been used since ancient times.  The ancient Greeks used this as a natural treatment for many ailments. They believed it helped heal from poison, convulsions and edema. They called this herb joy mountain and crowned young couples with it during wedding ceremonies.It was once believed that marjoram helped to nurture love. This herb was added to food to promote civility and love.  Women carried this herb around in bags and it was placed around homes for the sweet fragrance.  It was also used in “love spells.” A young woman would place marjoram under her pillow at night believing that the herb would help reveal her future husband while she was dreaming.  Marjoram eventually made its way to England where they used it in beer and tobacco.  It was used as an ingredient in snuff to add a bit of minty flavor. Marjoram was also frequently used in beer for taste and to act as a preservative. Many people believed that if marjoram grew on your grave you would have happiness in heaven.\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCULINARY USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarjoram lends itself especially well to tomato dishes, and is used frequently throughout Mediterranean cuisines. Marjoram is used in bouquet garni along with basil, bay leaf, sage, savory, and thyme.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarjoram tastes similar to mild oregano and they are often substituted for other another. Oregano has a much stronger flavor than marjoram. This herb is a common ingredient called for in German and Polish sausage recipes. In French cooking, it is frequently included in the herbes de provence blend. Marjoram is great in marinades, salad dressings, and soups because it adds a nice, mild flavor. It is also a key ingredient in Thanksgiving stuffing.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMEDICINAL USE\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarjoram has a rich history of medicinal uses. It doubles as a traditional culinary herb which is an added bonus. Marjoram is an antiseptic, antifungal, and antiviral agent, fighting against food poisoning, the common cold, mumps, measles, and the flu. Its anti-inflammatory actions combat asthma, muscle spasms, sinus headaches, migraines, and the like. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDigestive system:\u003c\/strong\u003e Marjoram increases saliva, enzymes, and initiates the digestive system. Calms upset stomach and nausea. Improves appetite, purges flatulence, diarrhea, constipation, cramps, and intestinal infections. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCardiovascular system:\u003c\/strong\u003e Lower blood pressure and improved blood circulation has been reported with the use of marjoram. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNervous system:\u003c\/strong\u003e The sedative and antidepressive qualities of marjoram lend to lowering cases of insomnia, stress, anxiety, and emotional reactions. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEndocrine system:\u003c\/strong\u003e Women can use marjoram to minimize PMS and cramps. It also regulates the menstrual cycle.  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eExternal use:\u003c\/strong\u003e Marjoram has been known to reduce painful joints, sore muscles, sprains, toothaches, backaches, and bruises.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eHERBAL ACTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003estimulant, carminative, diaphoretic, mildly tonic, emmenagogue, rubefacient, liniment, caustic, antiseptic, antifungal, antiviral\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eFLAVOR \u0026amp; ENERGETICS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWarm, woody, aromatic\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCONSTITUENTS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eVolatile oil\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCAUTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eAvoid using marjoram in the first trimester of pregnancy. Marjoram can dull the senses when used in large quantities. Do not use in cases of depression or low blood pressure. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTEA BLENDS\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarjoram blends well with eucalyptus for respiratory complaints; try it with red clover for PMS.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eDISCLAIMER\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThis information is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, heal, mitigate, or remedy disease. It is for educational purposes only and should not be implemented without the express consent of your healthcare practitioner.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2014-10-21T19:18:00-04:00","created_at":"2014-10-21T19:18:43-04:00","vendor":"Stamatopoulos \u0026 Sons","type":"Herbs, Teas, \u0026 Spices","tags":["Herbs \u0026 Spices \u0026 Teas"],"price":99,"price_min":99,"price_max":600,"available":true,"price_varies":true,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":914820863,"title":"50g","option1":"50g","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"728943763874","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Marjoram (Majorana hortensis) - 50 grams - 50g","public_title":"50g","options":["50g"],"price":600,"weight":50,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":65,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"728943763874"},{"id":37444974284,"title":"1oz","option1":"1oz","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"728943763875b","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Marjoram (Majorana hortensis) - 50 grams - 1oz","public_title":"1oz","options":["1oz"],"price":99,"weight":50,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":21,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"728943763874"}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0677\/1065\/products\/600_x_600_Marjoram1.jpg?v=1487877218","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0677\/1065\/products\/600_x_600_Marjoram.jpg?v=1487877218"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0677\/1065\/products\/600_x_600_Marjoram1.jpg?v=1487877218","options":["Size"],"content":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eMARJORAM\u003c\/b\u003e - \u003cb\u003eMajorana hortensis\/Origanum marjarana\u003c\/b\u003e - \u003cb\u003eMint Family\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCommon Names: Wild Marjoram, Oregano, Sweet Marjoram, Garden Marjoram, Knotted Marjoram\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eHISTORY OF USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarjoram is similar to oregano, but has a finer texture and is milder, slightly sweeter, and less pungent than oregano. It is typically used as a culinary herb but possesses many medicinal benefits.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eIt is native to Euroasia, and grows naturally throughout southern Europe. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eIt is believed that marjoram originally came from the Mediterranean region and Anatoila (Asia Minor) and has been used since ancient times.  The ancient Greeks used this as a natural treatment for many ailments. They believed it helped heal from poison, convulsions and edema. They called this herb joy mountain and crowned young couples with it during wedding ceremonies.It was once believed that marjoram helped to nurture love. This herb was added to food to promote civility and love.  Women carried this herb around in bags and it was placed around homes for the sweet fragrance.  It was also used in “love spells.” A young woman would place marjoram under her pillow at night believing that the herb would help reveal her future husband while she was dreaming.  Marjoram eventually made its way to England where they used it in beer and tobacco.  It was used as an ingredient in snuff to add a bit of minty flavor. Marjoram was also frequently used in beer for taste and to act as a preservative. Many people believed that if marjoram grew on your grave you would have happiness in heaven.\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCULINARY USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarjoram lends itself especially well to tomato dishes, and is used frequently throughout Mediterranean cuisines. Marjoram is used in bouquet garni along with basil, bay leaf, sage, savory, and thyme.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarjoram tastes similar to mild oregano and they are often substituted for other another. Oregano has a much stronger flavor than marjoram. This herb is a common ingredient called for in German and Polish sausage recipes. In French cooking, it is frequently included in the herbes de provence blend. Marjoram is great in marinades, salad dressings, and soups because it adds a nice, mild flavor. It is also a key ingredient in Thanksgiving stuffing.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMEDICINAL USE\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarjoram has a rich history of medicinal uses. It doubles as a traditional culinary herb which is an added bonus. Marjoram is an antiseptic, antifungal, and antiviral agent, fighting against food poisoning, the common cold, mumps, measles, and the flu. Its anti-inflammatory actions combat asthma, muscle spasms, sinus headaches, migraines, and the like. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDigestive system:\u003c\/strong\u003e Marjoram increases saliva, enzymes, and initiates the digestive system. Calms upset stomach and nausea. Improves appetite, purges flatulence, diarrhea, constipation, cramps, and intestinal infections. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCardiovascular system:\u003c\/strong\u003e Lower blood pressure and improved blood circulation has been reported with the use of marjoram. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNervous system:\u003c\/strong\u003e The sedative and antidepressive qualities of marjoram lend to lowering cases of insomnia, stress, anxiety, and emotional reactions. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEndocrine system:\u003c\/strong\u003e Women can use marjoram to minimize PMS and cramps. It also regulates the menstrual cycle.  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eExternal use:\u003c\/strong\u003e Marjoram has been known to reduce painful joints, sore muscles, sprains, toothaches, backaches, and bruises.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eHERBAL ACTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003estimulant, carminative, diaphoretic, mildly tonic, emmenagogue, rubefacient, liniment, caustic, antiseptic, antifungal, antiviral\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eFLAVOR \u0026amp; ENERGETICS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWarm, woody, aromatic\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCONSTITUENTS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eVolatile oil\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCAUTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eAvoid using marjoram in the first trimester of pregnancy. Marjoram can dull the senses when used in large quantities. Do not use in cases of depression or low blood pressure. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTEA BLENDS\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarjoram blends well with eucalyptus for respiratory complaints; try it with red clover for PMS.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eDISCLAIMER\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThis information is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, heal, mitigate, or remedy disease. It is for educational purposes only and should not be implemented without the express consent of your healthcare practitioner.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Marjoram (Majorana hortensis) - 50 grams

Product Description

MARJORAM - Majorana hortensis/Origanum marjarana - Mint Family
Common Names: Wild Marjoram, Oregano, Sweet Marjoram, Garden Marjoram, Knotted Marjoram

HISTORY OF USE
Marjoram is similar to oregano, but has a finer texture and is milder, slightly sweeter, and less pungent than oregano. It is typically used as a culinary herb but possesses many medicinal benefits.
It is native to Euroasia, and grows naturally throughout southern Europe.
It is believed that marjoram originally came from the Mediterranean region and Anatoila (Asia Minor) and has been used since ancient times.  The ancient Greeks used this as a natural treatment for many ailments. They believed it helped heal from poison, convulsions and edema. They called this herb joy mountain and crowned young couples with it during wedding ceremonies.It was once believed that marjoram helped to nurture love. This herb was added to food to promote civility and love.  Women carried this herb around in bags and it was placed around homes for the sweet fragrance.  It was also used in “love spells.” A young woman would place marjoram under her pillow at night believing that the herb would help reveal her future husband while she was dreaming.  Marjoram eventually made its way to England where they used it in beer and tobacco.  It was used as an ingredient in snuff to add a bit of minty flavor. Marjoram was also frequently used in beer for taste and to act as a preservative. Many people believed that if marjoram grew on your grave you would have happiness in heaven.

CULINARY USE
Marjoram lends itself especially well to tomato dishes, and is used frequently throughout Mediterranean cuisines. Marjoram is used in bouquet garni along with basil, bay leaf, sage, savory, and thyme.
Marjoram tastes similar to mild oregano and they are often substituted for other another. Oregano has a much stronger flavor than marjoram. This herb is a common ingredient called for in German and Polish sausage recipes. In French cooking, it is frequently included in the herbes de provence blend. Marjoram is great in marinades, salad dressings, and soups because it adds a nice, mild flavor. It is also a key ingredient in Thanksgiving stuffing.

MEDICINAL USE
Marjoram has a rich history of medicinal uses. It doubles as a traditional culinary herb which is an added bonus. Marjoram is an antiseptic, antifungal, and antiviral agent, fighting against food poisoning, the common cold, mumps, measles, and the flu. Its anti-inflammatory actions combat asthma, muscle spasms, sinus headaches, migraines, and the like.
Digestive system: Marjoram increases saliva, enzymes, and initiates the digestive system. Calms upset stomach and nausea. Improves appetite, purges flatulence, diarrhea, constipation, cramps, and intestinal infections.
Cardiovascular system: Lower blood pressure and improved blood circulation has been reported with the use of marjoram.
Nervous system: The sedative and antidepressive qualities of marjoram lend to lowering cases of insomnia, stress, anxiety, and emotional reactions.
Endocrine system: Women can use marjoram to minimize PMS and cramps. It also regulates the menstrual cycle.  
External use: Marjoram has been known to reduce painful joints, sore muscles, sprains, toothaches, backaches, and bruises.

HERBAL ACTIONS
stimulant, carminative, diaphoretic, mildly tonic, emmenagogue, rubefacient, liniment, caustic, antiseptic, antifungal, antiviral

FLAVOR & ENERGETICS
Warm, woody, aromatic

CONSTITUENTS
Volatile oil

CAUTIONS
Avoid using marjoram in the first trimester of pregnancy. Marjoram can dull the senses when used in large quantities. Do not use in cases of depression or low blood pressure.

TEA BLENDS
Marjoram blends well with eucalyptus for respiratory complaints; try it with red clover for PMS.

DISCLAIMER
This information is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, heal, mitigate, or remedy disease. It is for educational purposes only and should not be implemented without the express consent of your healthcare practitioner.

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