Benefits of Savory

Savory herb, scientifically called Satureja Hortensis, is a plant from the mint family. The leaves are incredibly high in antioxidants. The leaves contain many valuable volatile oil phenols like thymol and carvacrol. They also contain chemical compounds such as linalool, camphene, caryophyllene, terpineol and many more. The benefits of savory are:

  • Has antiseptic and antifungal properties.
  • Arrests bacterial growth, antibacterial properties.
  • Good for anemic people.
  • Regulates the fluid balance of our bodies.
  • Lowers high blood pressure.
  • The pyridoxines in savory raise the GABA levels in our brain which alleviate stress and anxiety.
  • Reduces inflammation in our body and scavenges free radicals.
  • Improves eye health and oral health.
  • Protects against oral cavity cancers and lung cancer.
  • Extremely high in essential nutrients like minerals, vitamins and dietary fiber, but totally free of cholesterol.
  • Treats uterine contractions, water retention, tuberculosis, gastric issues and headaches.
  • Gives a great flavour to our dishes.


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