Both oregano and majoram are memebers of the mint family!and of south Mediterranean origin. Both herbs have moth repelling effects and are air fresheners. Oregano cosmetic properties: priceless deodorant, help smooth away wrinkles, refreshing and nerve stimulating, against dandruff and hair softener (I use my soap often as a hair soap-bar!) Exceptional effect on allergies and rashes and skin burning. Oregano oils has antiseptic, calming and astringent properties it relieves headaches and tense muscles. It has been said that it enhances sex-drive!