origanum majorana

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Related to origanum majorana: Origanum vulgare, Majorana hortensis
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Seeds are common spice. Flowers taste like leaf, but milder. Use for asthma, coughs, stomach, intestines, headache, insomnia.
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Essential oil was obtained from dried aerial parts of Origanum majorana by steam distillation using Clevenger type apparatus for 3 hours.
Fresh and dry weights in Origanum majorana are presented in Table 1.
Antioxidant activity in Origanum majorana and Thymus vulgaris were ([IC.
In fact, Origanum majorana showed the highest phenolic content as well as the highest antioxidant activity.
This study shows that the Origanum majorana, is the main source for trans sabinene hydrate, Terpinene-4-ol and other valuable components such as [delta]-terpinene, p-cymene, sabinene, [alpha]-terpineol, [alpha]-phellandrene, and [beta]-caryophyllene.
Composition of the essential oil of Origanum majorana L.