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Savory, Winter Essential Oil

Satureja montana Origin: Hungary

Savory, Winter Essential Oil

Overview

Botanical Name

Satureja montana

Common Method Of Extraction

Steam distilled

Parts Used

Whole herb

Note Classification

Middle

Aroma

Sharp, medicinal, herbaceous

Largest Producing Countries

Hungary, Spain, and France

Traditional Use

Sometimes used in perfumery. The herb has an affinity with the digestive system

Properties

Anticatarrhal, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, astringent, bactericidal, carminative, emmenagogue, expectorant, fungicidal, stimulant, vermifuge

Blends Well With

Citrus oils, lavender, oakmoss, pine, rosemary

Of Interest

Winter savory has been used side by side with summer savory over the years. It is considered stronger both in aroma and flavor.

Safety Data

Avoid while pregnant. May cause skin irritation.

Disclaimer

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.