Savory is an aromatic herbaceous annual plant growing throughout the Mediterranean, particularly in dry and rocky areas. From ancient times (named thymvri) is used as herb for various diseases and as flavouring in cooking. It coexists with the thyme and predates flowering.
It is an aromatic herbaceous plant. It has hard leaves with black spots pink or white flowers and brown seeds that smell pleasantly. We use the leaves and the flowering tops of the dried plant. It grows mostly in the Eastern Mediterranean, it is considered very beautiful plant, especially when it is full of flowers, and is found in dry, rocky areas.
Years Life Time
Flowering Per Year
Annual Cutting at The Farm
Use Of Savory
Savory is used – as oregano and thyme – as an excellent spice and flavouring in cooking, salads, sauces and grilled meat…
As A Medical Plant
The therapeutic properties of the plant have been known since antiquity. It acts as a digestive and serves as an infusion for sore throats, coughs, toothaches and mouth sores, as well as a disinfectant for various utensils, due to the antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. It was used for gout cases, diarrhea and menstruation interruption. It largely helps in digestive problems, it is appetizing, antispasmodic, it sooths neuropathies, asthma attacks and banishes insomnia. It is antifungal, expectorant, diuretic and aphrodisiac (the herb of happiness), while in external use it is antiseptic in wounds and bites.
Infusion: (Pour water from a cup in a saucepan and add 1 teaspoon of the dried herb). Boil for 2 minutes, drain and add, if desired, a spoonful of honey.
- C-terpinene in Essential Oil Of Savory 36%
- In carvacrol Essential Oil Of Savory 34%
- P-cymene The Essential Oil Of Savory 10%
- Caryophyllene in the essential oil of Savory 7%