Common or "Wild Marjoram. Nat. Ord. Labiatae. Hab. Europe.

Med. Prop. and Action. The herb is aromatic, stimulant, and carminative. Its activity depends upon a volatile oil, which is the best form for internal use. It was formerly held in high esteem.

Dote of Oleum Origani, ev. - ex.

2018. Therapeutic Uses

In Flatulence, Flatulent Colic, Spasms, &c, a few drops of the oil on a piece of sugar prove serviceable.

2019. Toothache is greatly relieved by inserting into a carious tooth a piece of cotton saturated with Ol. Origani.

2020. In Chronic Rheumatism, Bruises, Sprains, &c, the volatile oil, mixed with Olive Oil, is sometimes employed as a stimulant embrocation. It is also strongly advised in Alopecia or Baldness.