Marjoram Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Origanum majorana
  • Alternative Names: Sweet Marjoram, Wintersweet, Knotted Marjoram
  • Botanical Family: Lamiaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Linalool
  • Other Main Constituents: Terpinen-4-ol
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Leaf

The effectiveness of nurse-delivered aromatherapy in an acute care setting

Johnson JR, Rivard RL, Griffin KH, Kolste AK, Joswiak D, Kinney ME, Dusek JA Complementary therapies in medicine, 2016 ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE: To examine the use and effectiveness of essential oil therapeutic interventions on pain, nausea, and anxiety, when provided by nurses to patients in acute hospital settings across a large health system. This study expands… Read more »

Chemical composition and in vitro evaluation of antioxidant, antimicrobial, cytotoxicity and anti-acetylcholinesterase properties of Tunisian Origanum majorana L. essential oil

Hajlaoui H, Mighri H, Aouni M, Gharsallah N, Kadri A Microbial pathogenesis, 2016 ABSTRACT: This study investigated the chemical composition and evaluated the antioxidant, antimicrobial, cytotoxic and anti-acetylcholinesterase properties of Tunisian Origanum majorana essential oil. The findings showed that the oil exhibited high activity, particularly in terms of reducing power and β-Carotene bleaching, inducing higher… Read more »

Dying methods affect the aroma of Origanum majorana L. analyzed by GC–MS and descriptive sensory analysis

Calín-Sáncheza A, Figielb A, Lechb K, Szumnyc A, Martínez-Toméd J, Carbonell-Barrachinaa AA Industrial crops and products, 2015 ABSTRACT: Drying is a useful option to extend the shelf life of marjoram (Origanum majorana L.), which is a widely used as herb. The influence of drying method on the quality of marjoram aroma was evaluated. The drying… Read more »

The Effects of Aroma Foot Massage on Blood Pressure and Anxiety in Japanese Community-Dwelling Men and Women: A Crossover Randomized Controlled Trial

Eguchi E, Funakubo N, Tomooka K, Ohira T, Ogino K, Tanigawa T PloS one, 2016 ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of aroma foot massage on blood pressure, anxiety, and health-related quality of life (QOL) in Japanese community-dwelling men and women using a crossover randomized controlled trial. METHODS: Fifty-seven… Read more »