The Sweet Aroma of A Healer
Know Your Marjoram in Your Kitchen
The Marjoram, or Mardakouch in Lebanese, enhances delicately the taste of various of our dishes. We use it in the meat dough of the Stuffed Kibbeh in Yogurt Sauce or Kibbeh Labnieh, in the citrus Kibbeh Arnabieh, in the Baked Vegetarian Fish Kibbeh with Burghul, and more.
A sibling of the Oregano, yet different in taste, the Marjoram is a popular culinary herb of the Mediterranean cuisine. It has a delicate sweet taste that enhances soups, roasted meats, sauteed vegetables, cooked tomatoes, sausages, and the marinades for fish and meat.
The Marjoram does even more than that. It is one of the many healing gifts of Mother Nature to humanity. It brings healing values to you through your food and drink, and as an essential oil for external use.
THE HEALING VALUES OF THE MARJORAM
A Heart-Lover: The Marjoram helps:
- clear Cholesterol buildup in the arteries,
- maintain a normal level of one’s blood pressure,
- reduce hypertension risks,
- support the overall cardiovascular health.
A Stomach-Lover: Infused in tea, the Marjoram:
- improves the digestive system,
- soothes the stomach.
- Detoxes by stimulating perspiration, hence helps fight the flu.
A Health Protector against various common illnesses, the Marjoram contains:
- antibacterial properties
- antiviral properties
- anti-fungal properties
A Provider of Anti-Inflammatory properties when used in food, it helps with:
- muscle aches,
- sinus headaches,
- menstrual cramps
In its oil form for external use, the Marjoram helps:
- uplift the mood
- improve mental well-being
- relieve insomnia
- reduce stress and anxiety.
To Your Good Health, Cheers!
Disclaimer: The information contained in these topics is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice or to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment. Talk with your doctor or healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.