Marjoram oil, distilled from origanum majoranoides, and obtained entirely from Cyprus.
It is extracted from origanum oil by means of a 10% potash solution.
Dr Cattell scents it with the oils of origanum and bergamot instead of cinnamon.
Page 233: "majoram" changed to "marjoram" (origanum majorana (or common marjoram)).
For twenty years the distillation of origanum oil has been made under Government control.
The caterpillar feeds on thyme (Thymus Serpyllum) and marjoram (origanum vulgare).
The dark-coloured oil of origanum of the shops is obtained from Thymus vulgare.
Different opinions have been held as to the botanical identification of the plant from which the Cyprus origanum oil is produced.