Marjoram is a potent protective herb; it is said to reverse the effects of any kind of negative spell and return them magnified to their sender. A little can be placed in each room of your home or business to deflect bad luck; it should be replaced each month on the night of the full moon. Marjoram is also sacred to Erzulie and Venus, and can be used as an offering herb in incenses when working for a new lover.
Marjoram is very good for love spells, especially those related to divining your future spouse or how happy you would be with a particular person as a spouse. Try drinking a potion of marjoram in wine or tea, or anointing your body with marjoram infused oil, or just put a sprig under your pillow before sleep as part of a dream divination spell for this purpose. To attract a spouse worth dreaming about, place a sprig of marjoram in the center of each room (it’ll look pretty in a little glass vase).
It is also used to help relieve the pain of grief and help those grieving a loss to know joy again. It can be used as a bath for this purpose, especially in combination with Balm of Gilead buds. Repeat the bath for 7 days. Infuse the Balm of Gilead and marjoram in oil to gently massage the grieving before bedtime.
Combine marjoram and thyme in a wash or fumigation incense to drive sadness out of a house, especially after the death of a resident.
For general protection of the home and family, place a marjoram leaf in the four outer corners of your home or use it in a floor wash. This protects against family and marital strife as well as general bad luck. You can also add it to family meals to protect the diners from discord among one another (see also basil, which will enhance this effect) and to enhance their love for one another, as well as to generally ward off bad luck for everyone involved. (You must eat the meal together.)