Mountain Savory Essential Oil
Mountain Savory is a small perennial shrub with woody stems, straight leaves, and light purple flowers.
- Botanical Family: Lamiaceae
- Other Common Names: Winter Savory, Wild Savory
- Part of Plant Used: Flowers
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: Summer Savory
- Chemistry: Mountain Savory is comprised of monoterpenes (para-cymene) and phenols (carvacrol).
- Digestive: Indicated for digestive support for nausea, diarrhea, infections, inflammation, and parasites.
- Respiratory: supports respiratory infections and congestion
- Skin: support for scalp problems and hair loss
- Immune System: supports the immune system
- Genitourinary: reduces the symptoms of urinary tract infections and inflammation
- Scent Profile: Middle note with a peppery and slightly sweet aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Mountain Savory can last up to 100 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Spicy, Herbaceous
- Blends well with: Clove, Cypress, Eucalyptus dives, Eucalyptus Globulus, Eucalyptus Radiata, Grapefruit, Green Myrtle, Lavandin, Lavender, Lemon, Niaouli, Patchouli, Ravintsara, Rosemary ct verbenone, Saro, Sandalwood, Scots Pine, Spearmint, Sweet Orange, Thyme ct thymol
- Do not use during pregnancy or lactation.
- Potential for drug interaction; may contain methyl eugenol; may inhibit blood clotting.
- It should not be used by the people with liver problems and can increase the blood pressure.
- Moderate risk of mucous membrane irritation. Do not use on hypersensitive, diseased or damaged skin.
- Oral precautions for diabetic medication, anticoagulant medication, major surgery, peptic ulcer, hemophilia, other bleeding disorders.
- Mountain Savory is high in phenols and can be toxic to cats. Read more about Essential Oils Toxicity for Cats.
Products Using Mountain Savory
- Coming soon
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.