Marjoram

Common to Mediterranean and the Middle East, marjoram is grown domestically and imported mostly from Egypt. In some Middle-eastern countries, marjoram is synonymous with oregano, and so the names sweet marjoram and knotted marjoram are used to distinguish it from other plants of the genus Origanum. Marjoram was known to the Greeks and Romans as a symbol of peace, harmony and happiness and was also used to make their wreaths and garlands. Marjoram is a powerful herb contains exceptionally high levels of beta-carotene, vitamin A, cryptoxanthin, lutein and zeaxanthin. Together, these compounds..

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