Marjoram often called Sweet Marjoram due to its wonderful perfume. The oil is widely used in fragrance, soaps and cosmetics. Dainty clusters of small purple flowers & leaves are used to make marjoram tea, said to relive runny noses, coughs, headaches & symptoms of menopause. Also aids the flow of breast milk & digestion. Marjoram used in cooking for seasoning soups, stews, sauces, salad and vegetable dressings. Perennial / 30-50cm / part shade / low water and fertiliser needs.
Basilea Living Herbs Basilea Farm, Burpengary grows pesticide-free culinary herbs, gourmet greens and edible flowers, available locally in Brisbane and Moreton Bay, South East Queensland, Australia.