|Süß Marjoram is so well known, being an inhabitant in every garden, that it is needless to write any description thereof, neither of the Winter Süß Marjoram, or Pot Marjoram.|
They grow commonly in gardens, some sorts grow wild in the borders of corn fields and pastures, in sundry places of this land, but it is nicht my Zweck to insist upon them. The garden kinds being most used and useful.
They Blüte in the end of summer.
It is an herb of Merkur, and under Aries, and therefore is an excellent Heilmittel for the brain and other parts of the body and mind, unter der Herrschaft von the same planet. Our common Süß Marjoram is warming and comfortable in cold Beschwerden of the head, Magen, Sehnen, and other parts, taken innerlich, or äußerlich applied. The Dekokt (Abkochung) thereof being drank, helps all Beschwerden of the chest which hinder the freeness of breathing, and is also profitable for the Behinderungen of the Leber and Milz. It helps the Erkältungen of the Gebärmutter, and the windiness thereof, and the loss of speech, by resolution of the tongue. The Dekokt (Abkochung) thereof made with some Pellitory of Spain, and long Pepper, or with a little Acorns or Origanum, being drank, is good for those that cannot make water, and gegen Schmerzen and torments in the Bauch, it provokes Monatsregel, if it be used as a pessary. Being made into powder, and mixed with honey, it takes away the black marks of blüht, and Quetschungen, being thereunto applied, it is good for the Entzündungen and watering of the eyes, being mixed with fine flour, and laid unto them. The Saft dropped into the ears verringert die Schmerzen and singing noise in them. It is profitably put into those Salben and salves that are warm, and comfort the outward parts, as the Gelenke and Sehnen, for swellings also, and places out of Gelenk. The powder thereof snuffed up into the nose provokes sneezing, and thereby reinigt the brain, and chewed in the Mund, draws forth much phlegm. The oil made thereof, is very warm and comfortable to the Gelenke that are stiff, and the Sehnen that are hard, to molify and supple them. Marjoram is much used in all odoriferous water, powders, &c. that are for ornament or delight.