Marjoram (Origanum majorana)
Deities: Venus, Aphrodite
Magical Uses: Marjoram is used in love spells, and is also added to food to strengthen love. Carried it is protective, as it is when placed around the house, a bit in each room, and renewed each month. Grown in the garden it offers shielding powers against evil. Violets and marjoram, mixed together, are worn during the winter months as an amulet against colds. Given to a depressed person marjoram brings happiness. It is also used in money mixtures and sachets.