The effect of marjoram (Origanum majorana) tea on the hormonal profile of women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomised controlled pilot study.

@article{HajHusein2016TheEO,
  title={The effect of marjoram (Origanum majorana) tea on the hormonal profile of women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomised controlled pilot study.},
  author={I Haj-Husein and Stefanus Laga Tukan and Fawaz Alkazaleh},
  journal={Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association},
  year={2016},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          105-11
        }
}
BACKGROUND In traditional medicine, marjoram herb (Origanum majorana) is locally reputed for its ability to restore hormonal balance and to regulate the menstrual cycle. Therefore, this pilot study aimed to investigate the effects of marjoram tea on the hormonal profile of women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. METHODS Twenty-five patients were assigned to receive marjoram tea or a placebo tea twice daily for 1 month (intervention… CONTINUE READING