Marjolaine (feuilles) extrait CO2-se
Origanum majorana – Leaves, dried
Produced by supercritical CO2 extraction under use of natural carbon dioxide, no solvent residues, no inorganic salts, no heavy metals, no reproducible microorganisms .
The extract contains the bicylic monoterpenes cis- and trans-sabine hydrate (30 – 60%), whereby trans-sabine hydrate is present in smaller amounts, the associated monoterpene ester sabine hydrate acetate (10 – 30%), sabinene and the monoterpene alcohol terpinen-4-ol. In contrast to distillates, the labile sabine hydrates and sabine hydrate acetates are obtained in complete amount due to the gentle conditions of the CO2 extraction.
Marjoram is used as a traditional herbal medicine to relieve mild gastrointestinal complaints such as flatulence and to treat irritated skin around the nose . The spice is also commonly used for headaches, dizziness, spasmodic coughs and colds .*
The marjoram extract can be used as a spice extract in many different foods, in particular the extract goes well with sausage or meat products. Due to its antioxidant effect, the extract can also extend the shelf life of fats and oils .*
The marjoram extract can be used as a fragrance in cosmetic products and perfumes because of its spicy scent. It also has a calming and refreshing effect.*
 P. Manninen, E. Häivälä, S. Sarimo, H. Kallio : Distribution of microbes in supercritical CO2 extraction of sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) oils : Zeitschrift für Lebensmitteluntersuchung und -Forschung / Springerverlag (1997) 204: 202-205
 Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC), European Medicines Agency (EMA) : European Union herbal monograph on Origanum majorana L., herba : EMA/HMPC/166517/2015
 Wolfgang Blascheck u.a. (Hrsg.) : HagerROM 2017, Hagers Enzyklopädie der Arzneistoffe und Drogen : Suttgart: Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft Stuttgart, 2017