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Marjoram, Spanish Essential Oil

Certified Organic

  • OG
  • Thymus mastichina
  • Origin: Spain
Marjoram, Spanish Essential Oil

SKU
eo_spa1/2

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Parts Used

Flowering plant

Extraction Method

Steam distilled

Note Classification

Middle

Aroma

Bright and camphoraceous with a strong medicinal quality that has a very dry base note and slightly sweet middle note. This long lasting aroma is tenacious and powerful.

Overview

Despite its common name Spanish marjoram, this oil is distilled from a flowering plant in the Thymus genus. Its major constituents include 1,8-cineole, camphor, and α- and β-pinene. With its bright powerful scent, Spanish marjoram makes a nice addition to topical salves and stimulating diffuser blends.

It should not be used interchangeable with sweet marjoram. These oils have different key constituents. Spanish marjoram can be used in similar ways as other 1,8-cineole rich oils like eucalyptus and rosemary.

Packaging

1/2 oz., 1 oz., and 2 oz. essential oils are packaged in amber glass bottles with drop reducers for easy application. Larger sizes are packaged in amber screw cap bottles and do not come with reducers or droppers.

Label Updates

We are currently transitioning to a smudge proof label for our essential oils. If ordering more than one oil you may receive both types of labels as we make this transition. Our new labels are a poly-base and printed in full color in-house.

Blends Well With

Citrus oils like sweet orange and tangerine, other spice oils, including basil, thyme, and black pepper, forest needle oils, and floral oils like lavender, clary sage, and chamomile.

Precautions

This oil may be high in 1,8-cineole, which can cause CNS and breathing problems in young children. Never use essential oils undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children.

Before using topically, perform a small patch test on your inner forearm or back by applying a small quantity of diluted essential oil and apply a bandage. Wash the area if you experience any irritation. If no irritation occurs after 48 hours it is safe to use on your skin.

For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.