Mountain Savory Oil, Some Uses

Mountain Savory Oil, Some Uses

The plant has been used as a culinary herb for centuries, most often as a digestive remedy. Mountain Savory (Satureja montana) oil has a clear, yellow look to it and the scent is a bit like a mixture chrysanthemums and juniper trees. It has a slight medicinal aroma to it and makes you think of a good bar of old-fashioned soap. Mt. Savory 2

Aromatic influences: Invigorates the energy. Stabilizes inner balance. Fresh, bracing and strengthening.

Combines well with:

Lavender, Pine Needle, Pine, Rosemary, Peppermint, Spearmint, citrus oils.

Points of interest

  • Raises blood pressure so it’s good for people with low blood pressure issues.
  • Closely related to the Thyme family. And like Thyme, has strong anti-fungal properties.
  • Has a high phenol count so will need to be diluted when used. Also, do not use on children.
  • Be very careful using on skin. Not good for those with delicate skin.
  • Is a strong antiviral and antifungal.
  • Mt. Savory 3Supports adrenal glands
  • Improves digestion
  • Recent research indicates possible anti-HIV properties. More study is needed, however.
  • Pain reliever
  • Works great when diffused for bronchial issues. The scent helps open the sinus and bronchial tubes. You can just open the bottle and sniff when needed.
  • Can help treat diarrhea. Put 1 drop Mt. Savory in 1 tablespoon carrier oil and massage into abdomen, using clockwise strokes.
  • Insect repellant.
  • Mainly you should inhale the scent and see how it makes you feel. And have fun with it!


Here are a few recipes involving Mountain Savory oil. To check for more, you can click on Mountain Savory in the tagged section at the end of the article. That will show you all articles mentioning it.

*Please note: With any recipe’s involving bath or massage blends, always test on a small part of your skin first before using all over your body. Please be sure your skin can handle the blend before being covered in it.

Herb Garden Body Splash

  • 2 cups White VinegarMt. Savory 4
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 1 drop Bay Leaf
  • 1 drop Mountain Savory
  • 2 drops Sage
  • 2 drops Thyme
  • 2 drops Clove Bud

Combine all ingredients in a glass jar or container. Store for 1 week, shaking occasionally to mix contents. Strain and pour into a tightly capped container.

JC’s Clear Your Sinuses #1

  • 1 drop Mountain Savory
  • 3 drops Pine Needles
  • 4 drops Orange

Add to your diffuser or humidifier.

Woman with sinus pressureJC’s Clear Your Sinuses #2

  • 2 drops Mountain Savory
  • 2 drops Peppermint
  • 3 drops Lemon

Add to your diffuser or humidifier.

JC’s Respiratory Relief

  • 2 drops Mountain Savory
  • 3 drops Lavender
  • 3 drops Rosemary
  • 6 drops Lemon

Add to your diffuser and enjoy.

Cleaning house 3JC’s Disinfect Your Countertops

  • 3 drops Mountain Savory
  • 6 drops Lemon
  • 3 drops Pine
  • 1 cup White Vinegar

Mix together and use with a cleaning rag or sponge on your kitchen and bathroom countertops.

And finally,

What do you think about  Mountain Savory? Have you tried it out yet? Go get some, try it out then come back on here and tell us what you think! Mt. Savory 5



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