Marjoram, Origanum marjorum
Parts used: Leaves.
Constituents: Volatile oils, Saponins, Bitter, Tannins.
Actions: Stimulant, Carminative, Anti-spasmodic, Astringent, Diaphoretic, Cardiac restorer, Emmenagogue, Diuretic, Anaphrodisiac.
Stimulates the brain and parasympathetic nervous system.
Hormone regulator; Slows sympathetic nervous system down.
Decreased appetite, irregular stool, IBS.
Tension, stress, anxiety, agitated depression, weakness, dizziness, amnesia.
Heart palpitations, agitation.
Delayed menstruation, infertility.
Scanty urine, bladder urgencies, bed-wetting.
Overly interested in sex, Increases Qi.
Herbal extract: 30-60mL per week.
Energetics: Bitter, pungent, sweet, astringent and can be warming or cooling.
Meridians: liver, heart, lung, spleen, bladder, kidney.