Savory can be used in cooking and also taken as a tea and mixed with other herbs. Savory is great for relaxing and soothing the GI tract and especially your intestines, plus it heals diarrhea. Savory works well to calm down uterine contractions… and Savory can be use for treat swelling and convulsions for pregnant women. Savory also promotes good lung function… working well for colds and flues where you are coughing and sneezing. Savory is a great antiseptic, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory agent for skin afflictions such as scrapes and cuts, and works well for improving liver and kidney function too! Savory is slightly bitter and because of that promotes red blood cell production. Savory is relaxing thus soothing jangled nerves… and when mixed with chamomile it makes a wonderful tea helping you to get a good nights rest. Savory is high in antioxidants thus warding off cardiovascular disease and strokes, plus lowers cholesterol and blood pressure too! Savory also contains lots of Vitamins A & C, and B Vitamins too… and protects your mucus membranes and helps with preventing cancer. And Savory contains a large compliment of trace minerals that keep you healthy and full of energy!
Paul Haider – Master Herbalist