Herb: Marjoram / Origanum Majorana
biodiversity in the Mediterranean. Crete is the largest and most fertile island of
Greece, host to around 1,600 native plant species -a paradise of plants. Α 3,500
year old vessel filled with charred plant species, discovered in Acharnes, reflects
the island's long-standing tradition in aromatic and medicinal plant cultivation.
Arkalochori is a small town at the heart of the prefecture of Heraklion. A great
part of the 4,000 inhabitants live on agriculture, with aromatic herb organic
farming taking the lead.
1. Soil Lab
The farmers of aromatic herbs on the island of Crete focus on optimum organic cultivation methods, aiming at superior quality.
The commercial value of Cretan herbs extends beyond Greek borders.
According to the myth, Marjoram first grew in Aphrodite's garden!
A herb that was widely used in the art of perfumery of ancient times. Marjoram, called the herb of happiness, is one of the prevailing plant species in abudant Cretan nature.
Sustainably cultivated in the fertile soil of Arkalochori for decades, it grows in its natural environment without any agrochemical boosters.
2. Extraction Lab
Our Marjoram extract derives from the fresh, blooming aerial parts of sustainably grown Origanum Majorana plant.
It is a 100% water-based extract produced with the maceration technique, via a zero-waste process.
Any solid residue is composted to end up back into the soil as organic fertilizer.
The extract is a rich source of antioxidant substances.
Appearance: Liquid, orange color, clear /
Shelf life: 12 months / Composition: Water,
Origanum majorana leaf extract/
Production time: 2 days / Certifications and
Standards: ISO 16128, Natural ingredients -
Certification of organic production of plant
material / Production method: Maceration /
Plant ingredient functions (INCI):
Antioxidants, Skin conditioning agents