(Origanum majorana, sin. Majorana hortensis)
Marjoram – Ingl. ,Majorankraut – Ted., Marjolaine – Fr, Mejorana – Sp., Майоран - Russ.
Marjoram belongs to the Labiatae family such as Salvia officinalis or savory; it is native to western Asia and north-east Africa where it grows spontaneously as perennial grass. In Europe it is only cultivated as it requires sunlight and warm temperatures. It is used in food processing industry, in the production of liqueurs and spirits, for perfumes.
marjoram leaves 30 mesh, 1 mm and powder.
Marjoram is stored in cool, ventilated, poorly lit and dry premises.