Marjoram is an herb with aromatic leaves. The flavonoids in marjoram have sedation qualities that help relieve insomnia, tension headaches, and migraines. They may promote a healthy heart and healthy arteries by preventing cholesterol buildup and improving blood circulation. It is also thought that they help individuals with Alzheimer’s disease.
Marjoram has anti-inflammatory properties that can be beneficial for both internal and external use. It alleviates aches and pains and, when used externally, aids in the reduction of toothaches, muscular pain, bruises, arthritis, sprains, and stiff joints. Used internally, it eases severe stomach cramps, spasms, and painful menstruation.Nutritional Facts
One teaspoon of dried marjoram provides 3 calories, 0.6 g carbohydrate, 0.1 g protein, 0.1 g fat, 0.4 g dietary fiber, 81 IU vitamin A, 1 mg vitamin C, 3 mcg folic acid, 15 mg potassium, 1 mg sodium, 3 mg phosphorus, 20 mg calcium, and 3 mg magnesium.