Overview

Summer savory is a plant. The leaves and stem are used to make medicine.

People take summer savory for cough, stomach pain, gas (flatulence), diarrhea, loss of appetite, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

In foods, summer savory is used as a culinary spice. The oil is used as a flavoring agent.

How does it work ?

The chemicals in summer savory are thought to decrease muscle spasms and kill bacteria and fungus.

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