Marjoram

Mild oregano flavor with a hint of balsam

MarjoramUse finely chopped in salads or in butters for fish.  Also used in tea, pizza, tomatoes, eggs stews, marinades and meats.

Dried leaves can be used in potpourri.

Plant near vegetables or other herbs to improve their flavor.

 

 

 

growing

 

ANNUAL – Can also be grown as a HOUSEPLANT in a sunny window

FULL SUN

Plant in well drained soil and water when dry

Pinch back to promote bushiness

 

harvesting

 

Harvest leaves & flowers at any time.

Freeze in ice cube trays with melted butter, olive oil or water. Store cubes in freezer bags.

Dry in cool, dark place so leaves don’t turn brown. Store in air-tight opaque container.

 

health-uses

 

Arthritis – Add to bathwater or ointments for relief of pain

Congestion – Add to bath water to relieve sinus or cold congestion

Digestive Aid – Tea relieves nausea, constipation and indigestion

Nervous System – Tea relieves anxiety and calm nerves

Headaches – Tea relieves tension headaches

 

recipes

 

Tea – Steep one teaspoon in a cup of boiling water

 

 

 

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