Marjoram: An Herb Garden Favorite

An herb garden favorite, sweet or knotted marjoram (Origanum majorana or Majorana hortensis) has long been known as a symbol of youth, beauty, and happiness.



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MOTHER EARTH NEWS will examine the availability, cultivation, and benefits of our "forgotten" vegetable foods and remedies and help prevent the loss of still another of ancestral lore.
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Marjoram
Marjoram is most familiar to us today as a culinary herb.
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Oil of Marjoram
Oil of marjoram is said to promote new hair growth.
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Tussie-Mussie
Marjoram was often tucked into fragrant tussie-mussies.
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