Summer Savory ( Satureja hortensis L.)
Other names: Ajadrea garden. Savory. Savory White. Common Savory. Summer savory. Basil thyme. Aljedrea. Calamento white. Swab. Hyssop montesino. Jedrea. Taste. Saborija. Saturejia. Satureya. Thymo of the ancients. Real Thyme. Xedrea.
Part Used: Flowering Plants.
Savory has among other properties, carminative, digestive, tonic, appetizing, astringents and stimulants.
With essential oils has energizing properties, toning, antiseptic, antibacterial, astringent…etc., in addition to increase the immune system, it acts against the mental fatigue, it’s good for asthma, bronchitis, and as an expectorant for infectious diarrhea, insect repellent and to improve the circulation of the blood.
With infusions, they have antispasmodic properties, because of this property they are used for stomach, diarrhea and gastrointestinal disorders.
Digestive system: Asthenia, diarrhea, dyspepsia, intestinal parasites.
Immunology: Infectious pathologies.
Sexual disorders: Impotence, frigidity, rheumatism, drop, bronchitis, inflammation and infection in mouth thrush, bleeding gums, gingivitis.
Contraindications and Side Effects:
Not recommended for the first 3 months of pregnancy.
External use: Dermocaustic.