Mountain Rose Herbs

Savory, Winter Essential Oil

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.

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.

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