Minerals: You can get important minerals from winter savory, including iron (encourages the development of blood cells), calcium and magnesium, as well as potassium, which is essential to moderating blood pressure and keeping the heart healthy.
Anti-septic and Anti-fungal: The leaves of winter savory have been found to contain medicinal essential volatile oils like carvacol and thymol. Thymol is an anti-septic and anti-fungal agent, making it a great way to fight and prevent the spread of fungal infections. Carvacol meanwhile, is an antibacterial agent, effective in fighting such bacterial strains as Bacillus cereus and E coli.
Wasp/bee stings: A sprig of the plant, rubbed onto bee or wasp stings, brings instant relief.
Edible parts of Winter Savory: Leaves - raw or cooked.
A peppery flavour, they are used mainly as a flavouring for cooked
foods, especially beans, and also as a garnish for salads etc.
A herb tea is made from the fresh or dried leaves. The leaves are harvested just before the plant comes into flower. A tangy, marjoram-like flavour.
Other uses of the herb: The growing plant repels insects. An essential oil is obtained from the leaves. Plants can be grown as a ground cover when spaced about 45cm apart each way.
All herbs are organically grown in a recycled or compostable pot.
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