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Marjoram – Origanum vulgare

Marjoram has erected stem up to 70 cm high. The leaves are oval; flowers are small and in a pink-purple color and arranged on the top of branches.

Marjoram has pleasant odor and taste; it is widely spread growing on mountain meadows, pastures and along the roads. As a crop plants is cultivated for the essential oil produced of the flowers that is extensively used for parfume-making. This plant is used for treating bronchitis, asthma, gastritis, diarrhea, gastric diseases, intestine, as well as for nervous system relaxing. Marjoram stimulates the secretion of digestive, sweat and bronchial glands, improves appetite and has antibacterial properties. Marjoram tea is used for expectoration, flu, cold and fever and it has anti-cancer effect.


Expert report on natural landmarks in the municipality of Novaci
Prepared by: Bozidar Boshkovski