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Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

Sort of Satureja.

Summer savory (Satureja hortensis L.

Winter savory (Satureja Montana L.

There are two major species of Satureja used as culinary herbs. Hortensis L. of Satureja, known as summer savory, tasty covers the principle of trade. It is an annual herb, a native to Europe and naturalized in southern sections of North America. Satureja L. Montana, or winter savory is a hardy, perennial trees, natural to Europe and North Africa, and only used limitedly. The flowers of both species are tasty pink to blue - and white are known to attract bees.

The area known for the life of summer savory is 7 to 0. 3 to 1. 3 meters of annual rainfall and soil pH of 5. 6 to 8. 2 (4. 1 - 31) Reach a height of 0. 5 meters, summer savory thrives best in full sunlight and is fairly tolerant of different regimes of different types of soil and moisture. The winter savory, a plant slightly smaller than the summer savory, grows between 7 and 0. 7 to 1. 7 meters of annual precipitation and soil pH of 6. 5 to 7. 3 (4. 1 - 31)

The plants are usually harvested during the first flowering season and if short - lived perennial plants as grown, harvested twice in subsequent years. Uniformity in the field of plant for processing is generally dubious as a combination of types of plant origin and botanical fragrances are reunited with similar frequency and bulk together.

The major components of the essential oil in the summer savory are carvacrol phenols and thymol, as well as para - cymene, Caryophyllene, linacool, terpineol, Camphene, Myrcene, and other terpenoids (6. 4 - 102, 14. 1 - 8) The essential oil of winter savory includes carvacrol phenols and thymol, as well as para - cymene, L - linolool, L - terpineol, D - borneol, alcohol dihydrocuminyl of 1 carvone, R - Menthon, and several acids (14. 1 - 8 organic) Greasing the capitatus of Coridothymus Fchb. F. a type of Origanum, and for Timo vulgaris L. are sometimes used as adulterants in the oil (14. 1 - 8 tasty)

The green leaves and stems of herbaceous sections of both species are used fresh and dried as a seasoned at seasonings agents, in stews, in dishes of meat, poultry at home, in sausages, and vegetables. Summer savory has a flavor and fragrance more sensitive to sweet and savory winter ago, and is therefore the most popular of the two species. The essential oils obtained by steam distillation, and oleoresin is used in the food industry. Moreover, the essential oils of both species have been used in the perfume industry, or alone or in combination with other essential oils.

As a medicinal plant: Summer savory has been used traditionally as a stimulant, estomaquico, Carmine, expectorant, antidiarrheal, and aphrodisiac. The essential oil has proven antibacterial activity and antidiarrheal because of phenols in the oil (14. 1 - 8) Sabroso has been used in the treatment of cancer (14. 1 - 16)

As a medicinal plant: Summer savory has been used traditionally as a stimulant, estomaquico, Carmine, expectorant, antidiarrheal, and aphrodisiac. The essential oil has proven antibacterial activity and antidiarrheal because of phenols in the oil (14. 1 - 8) Sabroso has been used in the treatment of cancer (14. 1 - 16)

The summer and winter savory are generally recognized as safe for human consumption as both extracts spices / seasonings and natural plant / oil (21 CFR Sections 182. 10, 182. 20)



Source: Simon, J. E. A. F. Chadwick and L. E. Crake. 1984. Herbs: A Bibliography Making an index. 1971 - 1980. The scientific literature in the selected herbs and aromatic and medicinal plants of temperate zone. Archon Books, 770 pp. Hamden, CT.


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