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Scientific Name: Origanum marjorana

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Origanum marjorana


  • Perennial
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Culinary Uses

  • Spicy flavour.
  • Ingredient of Mixed Herbs.
  • Blend well with thyme and basil
  • Meat, poultry, salads, pizza, pasta, eggs, potatoes, fish, soup, etc.
  • Salty - reduce the use of salt

Parts Used

  • Leaves and flowers

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • Stomachic, colic, dyspepsia, flatulence, bloating
  • Expectorant - bronchitis, catarrh, cold, flu, nasal congestion
  • Topically: wounds, itching skin. Poultice - boils
  • Natural disinfectant: tonsillitis, mouth hygiene
  • Antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, spasmolytic, anti-inflammatory
  • Relieve pain, reduce swelling, rheumatism
  • Massage for fybrositis and tight muscles
The information contained within this website is for educational purposes only. This site merely recounts the traditional uses of specific plants as recorded through history. Always seek advice from a medical practitioner.

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