For December, and January, and the latter part of November, you must take such things as are green all winter: holly; ivy; bays; juniper; cypress-trees; yew; pine-apple-trees; fir-trees; rosemary; lavender; periwinkle, the white, the purple, and the blue; germander; flags; orangetrees; lemon-trees; and myrtles, if they be stoved; and sweet marjoram
, warm set.
Comment: Marjoram or sweet marjoram
is a perennial plant of the mint family, native to eastern Mediterranean countries.
We love the size of this aromatherapy roll-on lotion, as well as its soothing blend of essential oils, including sweet marjoram
, lavender, and petitgrain mandarin.
To a safflower oil base she added sweet marjoram
essential oil for its analgesic, nervine, and vasodilator (blood vessel dilating) properties; ginger for its antispasmodic benefits; helichrysum for its analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and nervine properties; carrot seed, which is a vasodilator and smooth muscle relaxant; grapefruit for its detoxifying and emotionally uplifting benefits; vetiver, which is a deeply relaxing antispasmodic; and rose otto, distilled from rose petals, which has antidepressant and antispasmodic properties.
There are four major species of oregano, all members of the mint family--Mediterranean, sweet marjoram
, Greek oregano, and Syrian oregano--with similarities that make it difficult to distinguish among them.
Using essential oils like Lavender, Neroli, Sandalwood, Sweet Marjoram
and Petitgrain as part of aromatherapy treatments also has a direct physiological and psychological effect, leading to relaxation and better sleep patterns.
The griffin shown here is depicted standing before a selection of flora and fauna, such as a bee, a butterfly, a pine cone, currants, a tulip and sweet marjoram
Try basil, chervil, chives, dill, mint, oregano, rosemary, summer savory, sweet marjoram
, and thyme.
CREATE a chill-out zone in a sitting area with aromatherapy herbs such as basil, sweet marjoram
, thyme, fennel and lavender.
Examples include: parsley, coriander, dill, basil, borage, sweet marjoram