Sweet Marjoram(Oregamnum majorana) has a spicy, warm fragrance, that is relaxing and comforting. It is helpful to calm emotional tension, sorrow, and nervousness. In aromas, it blends with lavender, rosewood, and bergamot. Use a blend to reduce tension from migraines, neck tension, and muscle cramps. Marjoram stimulates menses, so avoid during pregnancy, except as a cooking herb. Marjoram can balance the central nervous system, and dilate vessels.
Marjoram is the herb of marital bliss. Maidens wore a sprig announcing their desire to marry and hope for marital bliss.