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National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  02023, Spices, marjoram, dried
Food Group: Spices and Herbs
Scientific Name:  Origanum majorana
Carbohydrate Factor: 3   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
tsp 0.6 g

tbsp 1.7 g
Proximates Water g 7.64 28 0.140 0.05 0.13
Proximates Energy kcal 271 -- -- 2 5
Proximates Energy kJ 1136 -- -- 7 19
Proximates Protein g 12.66 5 0.510 0.08 0.22
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 7.04 5 0.170 0.04 0.12
Proximates Ash g 12.10 203 0.220 0.07 0.21
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 60.56 -- -- 0.36 1.03
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 40.3 -- -- 0.2 0.7
Proximates Sugars, total g 4.09 -- -- 0.02 0.07
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 1990 10 197.000 12 34
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 82.71 8 7.630 0.50 1.41
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 346 8 15.000 2 6
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 306 7 39.000 2 5
Minerals Potassium, K mg 1522 12 72.000 9 26
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 77 15 9.000 0 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 3.60 5 0.370 0.02 0.06
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 1.133 -- -- 0.007 0.019
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 5.433 -- -- 0.033 0.092
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 4.5 -- -- 0.0 0.1
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 51.4 1 -- 0.3 0.9
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.289 1 -- 0.002 0.005
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.316 1 -- 0.002 0.005
Vitamins Niacin mg 4.120 1 -- 0.025 0.070
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 1.190 2 -- 0.007 0.020
Vitamins Folate, total µg 274 -- -- 2 5
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 274 -- -- 2 5
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 274 -- -- 2 5
Vitamins Choline, total mg 43.6 -- -- 0.3 0.7
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 403 -- -- 2 7
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 4806 -- -- 29 82
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 70 -- -- 0 1
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 8068 1 -- 48 137
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 1895 -- -- 11 32
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 1.69 -- -- 0.01 0.03
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 621.7 -- -- 3.7 10.6
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.529 -- -- 0.003 0.009
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.294 -- -- 0.002 0.005
Lipids 18:0 g 0.235 -- -- 0.001 0.004
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.940 -- -- 0.006 0.016
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.940 -- -- 0.006 0.016
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 4.405 -- -- 0.026 0.075
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 1.175 -- -- 0.007 0.020
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 3.230 -- -- 0.019 0.055
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Lipids Phytosterols mg 60 -- -- 0 1
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Flavanones Naringenin 2 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavones Apigenin 2 mg 3.5 1 -- 0.0 0.1
Flavones Luteolin 2 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Kaempferol 2 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Quercetin 2 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0

Sources of Data

1S.W. Leonard, K. Hardin, J.E. Leklem Vitamin B-6 Content of Spices , 2001 Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 14   pp.163-167
2Zheng, W. and Wang, S.Y.  Antioxidant activity and phenolic compounds in selected herbs. , 2001 J. Agric. Food Chem. 49 11   pp.5165-5170
Langual Code(s)

  • A0113 SPICE OR HERB (US CFR)
  • A1272 0200 SPICES AND HERBS (USDA SR)
  • B1609 SWEET MARJORAM
  • C0200 LEAF
  • E0151 SOLID
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0138 WATER REMOVED
  • J0117 HEAT DRIED
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION