Botanical Name - Satureja montana
Aroma - Sharp, herbaceous
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Aerial parts
Country of Origin - Spain
Chemical constituents - Carvacrol, p-cymene, thymol
Caution - Practitioner advice is recommended before using as this is a very strong oil.
Uses - Use with caution. Winter Savoury has a high carvacrol content, therefore a likely skin irritant.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Association's standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.