About Mountain Savory Essential Oil:
Mountain Savory Essential Oil Italy (Satureja montana), is also referred to as Winter Savory and has a very old application as a seasoning in European cooking. It shares many constituents with Oregano and Thyme like thymol and carvacrol but has some other interesting peaks that are not as prevalent in the other herbs. One specific difference is the alpha humulene that is not less than three percent in this most recent distillation. While we list the country of origin as Italy some of these herbs are sourced in the Swiss Alps and parts of Austria as well.
Action Traditional Uses and Indications for Mountain Savory Essential Oil:
Action: Mountain Savory is strongly anti-infectious, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-parasitic, an immunostimulant, general tonic and stimulant. Traditional Uses: Mountain Savory has been historically as a general tonic for the body. Indications: Acute pain, sluggish nervous and circulatory systems.
Other Uses Application and Fragrant Influence for Mountain Savory Essential Oil:
Other Uses: Due to Mountain Savory high phenol content, Mountain Savory is a very strong antiseptic and has been used to hasten the formulation of scabs, and to help with abscesses, burns, and cuts. It is also known to stimulate the adrenal gland. Recent research by Yamasaki suggests that the extract may have anti-HIV activity. Application: Diffuse or apply topically mixed with a vegetable or massage oil. Fragrant Influence: Mountain Savory may produce strong psychological effects and may help revitalize and stimulate the nervous system. It is a powerful energizer and motivator.
Safety Data: If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Dilution is recommended when using topically. Always skin test for sensitivity.
ESSENTIAL OILS SAFETY & DISCLAIMER:
This information is for educational purpose only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose and disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purpose 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.