Botanical Name: Thymus mastichina
Country of Origin: Spain
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Distillation Date: Mar 2020
Minimum Shelf Life: 5 years
Plant Part: Leaf & Flower
Perfume Note: Middle
Aroma: Herbaceous, camphoraceous, warm, spicy
Blends well with: Grapefruit Pink, Grapefruit Red, Lemongrass, Rosemary ct cineole, Rosemary verbenone
Spanish Marjoram essential oil comes from the flowering herb Thymus mastichina, botanically and chemically different to our Sweet Marjoram
(Origanum marjorana) from Bulgaria. Spanish Marjoram is often confused with Sweet Marjoram, always check botanical name of each in order to make proper selection.
Herbaceous and camphoraceous notes dominant in Spanish Marjoram provide decongestant value. Spanish Marjoram blends well with Grapefruit, Lemongrass, and Rosemary. Use Spanish Marjoram essential oil in a diffuser as a decongestant, to relieve sinus headache, or a few drops in a bath or blended in massage oil or cream for relieving tired achy muscles. Overall benefits of Spanish Marjoram essential oil include using to ease colds, bronchitis, coughs, headaches, tension, sinusitis.
Batch specific GC/MS analysis for this essential oil is available by clicking on the green tab above.
Aromatherapy use: Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antiseptic, Decongestant, Expectorant
General use: Oil diffusers, potpourri, as a blending ingredient for adding pure essential oil essence to massage oil, perfume, bath oil, bath salt, bath and shower gels, spa treatment oils and creams, soap making, candle making
Contraindications: Avoid during pregnancy and with infants and small children.