Spanish Marjoram is a wild growing Mediterranean herb, popular with herbalists the world over. Its appearance is more similar to Thyme than Marjoram, which is reflected in the plant’s botanical name; Thymus Mastichina. Traditionally used in Spain and Portugal as an infusion to ease coughs, colds and influenza, Spanish Marjoram as an essential oil is used in a plethora of immune boosting treatments and can also promote restful sleep.
Spanish Marjoram can be used in steam inhalation, stimulating diffuser blends and can also make a nice addition to topical salves designed to help energise and lift lethargy.
Essential oils can be applied topically once diluted with a carrier oil. They are widely used in cosmetic goods and handmade crafts.