Spices, savory, ground

Fun Facts

  1. Savory leaves and tender shoots carry incredibly high-quality chemical compounds that are known to have been anti-oxidant, disease preventing and health promoting properties. In addition, dietary fiber in this herb helps reduce LDL or bad cholesterol while increasing HDL or good cholesterol levels.
  2. Savory leaves contain many essential volatile-oil phenols such as thymol and carvacrol, as well as compounds like linalool, camphene, caryophyllene, terpineol, myrcene, and other terpenoids.
  3. Thymol, one of the important essential oils, has scientifically been found to have antiseptic, anti-fungal characteristics.
  4. Savory herb is an excellent source of minerals and vitamins that are essential for optimum health. Its leaves and tender shoots are one of the richest sources of potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, zinc, and selenium.
  5. The herb is also a rich source of many important vitamins such as B-complex group vitamins, vitamin-A, vitamin-C, niacin, thiamin and pyridoxine.

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