Sweet Marjoram - (Origanum majorana)


Sweet Marjoram Herb

This is a perennial herb. The flowers are tiny red and white and the leaves are pale green. The stem is square with grey hair. Sweet Marjoram can grow up to 12 inches tall.
Grow Sweet Marjoram from seeds in a sunny location in a well-drained, rich soil. Harvest the plant before they are in full flower.

Add chopped leaves to soups, beef, veal, lamb, poultry, fish, green vegetables, eggs and mushroom dishes and it will give you a sweet and spicy flavor.

Sweet Marjoram may help you relieve menstrual cramps and it may also help fight colds.

Parts used: Essential oil, leaves.

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