Marjoram (Origanum majorana) is a plant of the Lamiacea family, a close relative of oregano. Native to the Mediterranean coast, it is frequently used as an aromatic plant in cuisine.
It has been used as a flavoring in recipes for soups, sauces and salads; it brings a delicate flavor between oregano and thyme.
Video Lesson: Marjoram Magical Properties
Marjoram grows up to 2 feet tall, and has small, oval, pointed leaves with very aromatic and tiny pink flowers.
Uses of Marjoram in Witchcraft
The leaves and flowering tops are commonly used, especially in infusions. Herbalists indicate it especially to alleviate digestive problems, abdominal pains and to relieve gastrointestinal spasms and gases, especially when caused by a state of nerves.
Marjoram is indeed an excellent plant to calm the nerves, and it is recommended to reduce tension in episodes of anxiety and to fight insomnia and migraine.
In ancient Greece, marjoram was considered one of the essential attributes of Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love. Young people of the time would carry a sprig of marjoram, so they would attract a sweet and compatible love.
Marjoram can be used to banish pain and restore optimism. The smooth, ovate leaves are pulverized and burned in charcoal to cleanse the room or house of negativity.
Its intense aroma offers divine protection. Sprinkle dried marjoram on your floors and leave it overnight. This will help banish negativity from your home and living spaces.
Spells with Marjoram
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- Long-term use of marjoram in a medical fashion could potentially be carcinogenic.
- Applying fresh marjoram or marjoram essential oil to the skin could cause irritation. The essential oil should always be diluted in a carrier oil for topical use.
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🖨️ Marjoram Spiritual Properties
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Marjoram, sometimes called joy of the mountain, has long been valued for its medicinal and magickal properties as well as the complex yet delicate flavor it adds to marinades and salad dressing.
The usage of marjoram goes all the way back to the late Bronze Age, when it was cultivated in North Africa and what is now western India. The Vedic people called it maruva, the word from which its contemporary common name is derived.
Marjoram is also enjoyed for its delicate yet long lasting fragrance. Ancient Egyptians created aromatic marjoram wreaths to honor their dead. Ancient Greeks believed that the goddess Aphrodite had given the herb her personal fragrance to remind them of her beauty, and they used it in wedding garlands and wreathes. It serves as a symbol of romantic love to this day.
With a long, rich history that spans diverse cultures across the ages, marjoram is an essential herb for its culinary and medicinal benefits.
To purify your aura, add a few drops of marjoram essential oil to your bathwater.
Draw your twin flame or soulmate to you by placing drops of essential oil or dried marjoram leaves in the four corners of your bedroom. This will help you to recognize your true love when you see them. It will also help them to recognize you.
A perfume made of marjoram essential oil dropped into sweet almond oil will also help prepare you to connect with your heart’s companion.
A sachet of dried marjoram leaves placed in each room of your home will give spiritual protection to everyone who lives there. Be sure to replace these sachets at each full moon.
Reconciliation Among Friends
Cook a dish using marjoram and share it with a friend from whom you would like to ask for forgiveness.
A cup of marjoram tea after a meal can help with bloating and constipation. The aroma of marjoram stimulates salivation in the mouth, where digestion begins, and it stimulates peristalsis in the intestines. Chemical compounds found in marjoram have been found to protect the intestines from inflammation.
Marjoram tea has been used effectively to stimulate menstruation and improve PCOS.
Supports Cardiovascular Health
Inhaling marjoram essential oil can help widen and relax blood vessels to ease the flow of blood. This helps to reduce blood pressure.
When used as a culinary spice, marjoram is safe for most people. Do not use medicinal amounts if you have a bleeding disorder, diabetes, ulcers, seizures, a slow heart rate, asthma, or gastrointestinal or urinary tract obstructions.
Applying fresh marjoram or marjoram essential oil to the skin could cause irritation. The essential oil should always be diluted in a carrier oil for topical use.
Long-term use of marjoram in a medical fashion could potentially be carcinogenic.
Marjoram is a member of the Lamiacea family of mints. It is closely related to oregano, basil, and lavender. If you are allergic to any of the above, you may be allergic to marjoram as well.