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Sincere Savory Essential Oil passes the torch from past to present, revitalizing the future with hopes for health and wellbeing. It is delightful to enjoy in cuisine in lieu of or to compliment the fresh or dried herb. It is steam distilled from the hearty leaves and flowers of the mountain-growing herb.
Botanical Name: Satureja hortensis
Botanical Family: Lamiaceae
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Part of plant Distilled: Leaves and flowers
Country of Origin: France
Cultivation Method: Organic
Composition: 100% Satureja hortensis
Scent Description: Sharp, confident, herbaceous, and well, savory.
In Living Libations: Zest the Best
Blends well with: Marjoram, Lavender, Cardamom, Inula, Oregano, Grapefruit, Bergamot, Lime, Frankincense, Peppermint, Hyssop, Lemon, Bee Balm, and Vanilla.
Uses: Dilute to use in Jojoba, Coconut oil, Honey, and/or Olive oil. General body tonifier. Lovely in diffusers with citrus, (and it makes your home deliciously inviting to dinner guests). Delightful in savory culinary creations. Clarifying when inhaled from the salt pipe. Beautiful in baths to deepen breathing.
Our magnificent mountain Savory Essential Oil sparkles in the wintery Alpine sunshine. It is an energy-boosting elixir assisting those that need an inspiring lift.
The ancient Romans used Savory with vinegar as a digestif. They cultivated the plant throughout their empire, which eventually led to the herb's esteem throughout Europe and, in time, North America. The English began using Savory to flavor meats and preserves, while the French preferred its herby bouquet in rich stews and soups. In the United States, early colonists used Savory in place of pepper.
Spiritually speaking, Savory Essential Oil is related to releasing resistance. It can be used to help release our perceived sense of control over conditions, both over ourselves and over others, and allow the universe to take its place in the driver's seat of our lives.
"Here's flowers for you:
Hot lavender, mints, savoury, marjoram;
The marigold, that goes to bed wi' the sun
and with him rises, weeping."
~ William Shakespeare
"The savory is a shrubby perennial with lance-shaped leaves and clusters of white-pink flowers. The species name comes from the Latin montana, meaning that it grows wild in the mountains. Like summer savory, the entire plant is steam-distilled to produce a colorless pale or yellow oil. This savory has a sharp, herbaceous and appetizing scent."
~ Sandra Kynes, Mixing Essential Oils for Magic: Aromatic Alchemy for Personal Blends