Family Name: Labiatae
Botanical Name(s): Satureia Hortensis
Popular Name(s): Winter Savory
Parts Used: Herb.
Habitat: It is a native of the Mediterranean region.
Description: Summer Savory is a hardy, pubescent annual, with
slender erect stems about a foot high. Flowers are having small, pale
lilac labiate flowers, axillary, on short pedicels, the common peduncle
sometimes three-flowered. The leaves, about 1/2 inch long, are entire,
oblong-linear, acute, shortly narrowed at the base into petioles, often
fascicled. The hairs on the stem are short and decurved.
Uses: Savory has aromatic and carminative properties, and though
chiefly used as a culinary herb, it may be added to medicines for its
aromatic and warming qualities. The juice dropped into the eyes removes
dimness of sight if it proceeds from thin humours distilled from the