Mountain Savory Essential Oil or Winter Savory stimulates and revitalizes the nervous system. Traditionally, this oil was used as a digestive remedy specifically for diarrhea and colic.
It’s antiviral, antibacterial and immune supporting properties make Mountain Savory oil effective against viral infections and urinary and gastro-intestinal infections. It is a natural remedy for vaginal yeast infection, Epstein Barr and herpes as well.
Mountain Savory Essential Oil is a natural immune system booster. And it is an ingredient in ImmuPower, one of my favorite professionally blended oils that helps build up immune system defenses. This powerful blend contains nine therapeutic grade essential oils that helps the body to overcome flu, colds and infections quicker.
Remember if our immune system is not functioning properly than we will not be able to combat illnesses and disease.
The great thing about essential oils is that you can wear them, take them internally and diffuse them throughout the room when you are sleeping to fight your infection or virus!
I designed this section so you could use it as a fun and easy reference guide. It will tell you how to use your oil and what to use it for. It will also provide you with some fun tips, testimonials and oil trivia!
As I receive new tips and testimonials they will be added to the page, so check back often!
What is the Genus Species? Satureja montana. It is commonly referred to as Mountain Savory as well.
Why is this information important? There are several species of Mountain Savory that all sometimes go under the generic label of "Savory". Some of the species are not suitable for therapeutic use, and often times the species are substituted or intertwined.
So, please make sure you are ordering your essential oil by the common name and the genus species, so you know what you are getting!
Where is the name derived from? Satureja comes from a Latin word “satureia” meaning “satyr's herb”.
Why is this information so important? Its not, it’s just a fun fact!
What Part of the Plant is Used? Flowering plant
What is the ORAC Value? 11,300 µTE/100g
Why be bothered with this number? ORAC stands for Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity. It tells you the antioxidant capacity of a food item. Antioxidants have shown to reduce the risk of age related conditions and cancer! This was developed by the USDA researchers. For instance: Spinach = 1,260; Clove = 1,078,700. Wow! The number for clove is NOT a typo!
Most Interesting Historical Reference?
Did you know that the Ancient Romans called Mountain Savory the Satyrs herb, the herb of virility and love?
What are the Plant Properties? Antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-infectious, antiparasitic, antiviral, immune stimulant and general tonic for the body.
What are the Documented Uses and Benefits of Mountain Savory Essential Oil? Abscesses, acne, adrenal glands, antiseptic, athletes foot, back problems, boils, burns, colds, colic, coughs, diarrhea, digestion, dysentery, Epstein-Barr virus, gangrene, gingivitis/periodontitis, infection, influenza, lumbago, mononucleosis, pancreatitis, pneumonia, rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatic fever, scar tissue, scoliosis, shingles, spina bifida, strep throat, tonsillitis, tuberculosis, typhoid fever, urinary tract/bladder infection, viral infections (Herpes, HIV, etc), vaginal yeast infection and wounds.
What is the Aromatic Affect on the Mind? Its sharp herbaceous aroma is energizing and motivating.
What is the Spiritual Influence? Mountain Savory essential oil allows us to release overbearing control of our lives and of others. It does this by letting go of hurt and disappointment of the egotistical mind.
It also opens our heart to sexuality. The energy must flow from the root through the sacral to the heart chakra in order to embrace unconditional love. The energy may be stuck as a result of shame, guilt or even a fear of intimacy.
What Chakra is Affected? Promotes opening of the sacral, solar plexus and heart chakras.
What is the corresponding Chakra Color? Yellow-orange.
How do I use it?
Use diluted - 20:80 dilution (one part essential oil: four part of vegetable oil). Then,
Good oil for the First Aid Kit? No
Can this oil be used for Animals? No, I wouldn’t use this alone as a single oil. And this is not an oil for cats.
Note about Animal Use: Certain oils can be very toxic to cats. Pine and citrus products and oils in particular if not of therapeutic grade! Please consult your vet if you are not sure about applying any essential oil to your pet.
What are the Safety Precautions? Only therapeutic grade essential oils should be used for healing results. Because it is approved as a Food Additive (FA) by the FDA, Mountain Savory Essential Oil is readily available on the market in several different qualities, so please know your source.
This oil should not be used for children younger than 18 months of age and women who are pregnant should avoid or use with extreme caution. It can cause extreme skin irritation so make sure that the oil is highly diluted.
Although it may be used as a dietary supplement, it is advised not to use it in this manner for children under 6 years of age.
Essential Oil Trivia?
Did you know the herb was used as a digestive remedy for diarrhea and colic going back to Ancient Rome?
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Tips and Testimonials from an Essential Oil User
Use Mountain Savory with Oregano and Lemon as a natural antibiotic. Place a few drops of each n a vegetable capsule to combat bacterial infection and naturally boost the immune system.
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