Marjoram

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How does Marjoram work?

There isn't enough information to know how marjoram might work.

Are there safety concerns?

Marjoram is possibly safe for most adults when used in medicinal amounts for short periods of time. Avoid skin contact with fresh marjoram. It can cause eye and skin swelling.

Marjoram might not be safe when used long-term. There is some evidence that it could cause cancer.

Do not give marjoram to children in medicinal amounts. It might not be safe for them.

Do not use marjoram if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You are allergic to plants in the Lamiaceae family, such as basil, hyssop, lavender, mint, oregano, and sage.

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