Origanum majorana

Origanum majorana, commonly known as marjoram, is a species of aromatic herb in the mint family (Lamiaceae). It is native to the Mediterranean region and is cultivated for its culinary and medicinal uses. Marjoram has a sweet and mild flavor, similar to oregano but with a slightly sweeter taste. It is often used as a culinary herb to flavor a variety of dishes, including meats, soups, stews, and salads. In addition to its culinary applications, marjoram is also used in traditional herbal medicine for its potential health benefits, such as its calming and digestive properties.