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Savory, Winter (Mountain Savory)

Savory, Winter (Mountain Savory)


Pure, Therapeutic grade Winter Savory essential oil, also known as Mountain Savory

Botanical nameSatureja montana

Extraction method / Source : Steam distillation / flowering plant

Aroma :  Fresh herbaceous odor, remindful of thyme or sage

Note classification :

Key constituents :  Carvacrol, Thymol, Gamma-Terpenine, Carvacrol Methyl Ester, Beta Caryophyllene  (Current Certificate of Analysis available upon request)

Shelf Life : 3 years or more if stored in an airtight container away from heat and light.

Plant description : Botanical family :  Laminaceae

Regions of Production :  Austria, France

Growing Practices : Cultivated without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides. 

Properties :  Analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, antiparasitic,  immunostimulant, stimulant (Battaglia, 2003).

Uses / Benefits :   Useful in the treatment of general infections, in low concentration promotes wound healing (burns, cuts, abscesses), adrenal stimulant. 

Applications : Diffuse or dilute with vegetable oil or other carrier and apply topically in concentration no greater than 1%.

Fragrant influences:  Stimulates the nervous system.  Revitalizing, energizing, increases motivation.

Safety :  Dermal irritant and mucous membrane irritant. Do not use if you are pregnant, or have sensitive skin.  Do not use for children under the age of 2 years. Do not use in concentrations greater than 1%.  Always skin test for sensitivity before extensive use.

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History / Fun Facts :   Research on the use of Winter Savory in the treatment of HIV suggests that it may have anti-HIV activity.

All references are listed in the Bibliography section.

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