Winter Savory 

Botanical Name Satureja montana 
Botanical family Lamiaceae 
Origin France (Provence) 
Method Steam distillation 
Plant part Flowering tops 
Note  
Appearance clear to cloudy liquid (rich in essential oil) 
Color colorless 
Odor powerful, aromatic, spicy, characteristic 
Biochemical composition of the essential oil Phenols (50%): carvacrol, thymol 
Monoterpenes (40%): alpha-terpenes and gamma-terpenes, para-cymene  
Therapeutic properties 1. Major wide-spectrum anti-infective
2. General physical, mental, sexual, and immune system stimulant
3. Percutaneous analgesic
Main therapeutic indications 1. Intestinal infections of all kinds  
2. Urinary tract infections of all kinds  
3. Pulmonary infections  
4. Skin infections  
5. Adenitis  
6. Nervous, physical and sexual asthenia
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