Mountain Savory

Satureja montana

The mountain Savory ( Satureja montana ) is a small plant of the Lamiaceae family, native of the Mediterranean and the Near East.

  • Bath

  • Skin application

  • Oral route

  • Respiratory route

This essential oil, which is not without toxicity must not be used for more than 2 consecutive weeks. The oral route is reserved for children over 15 years old. It should not be applied pure to the skin and is not recommended for atmospheric diffusion.

Do not use :
in pregnant or breastfeeding women,
in children under 7,
in the person allergic to one of the components (limonene, linalool),
in asthmatics without the advice of an allergist,
in the epileptic people or people with a history of convulsive disorders,
in people with a history of gastritis, peptic ulcer, viral hepatitis A, B or C, or liver failure.

Angina
Take 2 drops of Mountain Savory essential oil on a neutral tablet, 3 times a day, for 8 days.

Cystitis
Take 1 drop of Mountain Savory essential oil on a neutral tablet, 1 spoonful of honey, olive oil or edible sweet almond, 4 times a day, for 6 days.

Plantar wart
Blend 1 drop of Mountain Savory essential oil with 2 drops of St. John's wort vegetable oil. Apply to the wart twice a day with a cotton swab.

Always seek advise from your pharmacist or GP.

The Mountain Savory was long known for its aphrodisiac powers, known since ancient times. This sulphurous reputation earned him a ban in the Middle Ages in the gardens of the monasteries ...

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