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Marjoram Cut & Sifted

Marjoram Cut & Sifted

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Marjoram, commonly known as sweet marjoram, is a Mediterranean herb closely related to oregano. In fact, is some parts of the world, oregano is referred to as wild marjoram.

In contrast to the bold flavor of oregano, marjoram has a slightly sweet, citrusy flavor with a pine-like undertone due to the presence of the chemicals pinene and camphor. Use the dried herb to season soups, sauces, dips, pasta, rice and beans.

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Origanum majorana

Marjoram Cut & Sifted

Marjoram, c/s

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variety information to have
cups to lb18
active compoundsFlavonoids, Caffeic acid, Rosmarinic acid, Triterpenoids, Linalool, Sabinene, Sabinene hydrate, Caracrol, Terpenes
plant part usedaerial points
processingcut & sifted

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips
storage tipsKeep in a sealed container away from direct light, heat and moisture.
appearance & aromaLeafy with a pungent, slightly sweet fragrance.


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cosmeticInfuse in oil or water for use in topical skin care formulations.
culinarySeason vegetables, meats, soups, stews and sauces.
aromaticAdd the dried leaves to potpourri mixtures.
industrialMarjoram is used as seasoning in foods and in perfume making.

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flavor profile

cut & sifted

Sweet but pungent and spicy. Pairs well with many other herbs, especially those in the mint or deadnettle family.

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Marjoram is a perennial herb original to Cyprus, where it was regarded a symbol of happiness by the ancient Greeks. Today, this hardy plant is widely cultivated throughout the globe, although it is an annual in cooler climates.

The aromatic foliage is commonly used in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cooking, most notably in Italian, Greek and Turkish cuisines. The herb lends a spicy yet sweet herbal flavor to soups, stews, sauces, dressings and vegetable and cheese dishes.

Background: Marjoram is closely related to another culinary herb, oregano. Both are highly fragrant and wonderful additions to many home-cooked dishes.

Description: Marjoram is a perennial herb that is native to the Mediterranean region of Europe. It grows as tall as 20 inches high and bears pink flowers. It is grown all over the world in herb gardens.

Safety:  Do not take essential oil internally. Pregnant women should not use marjoram as a medicine. Consult your health care provider before beginning use of any herb.

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This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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you should always consult with your doctor
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