Summer Savory

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How does Summer Savory work?

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

Are there safety concerns?

Summer savory seems to be safe for most people when taken by mouth or when the oil is diluted before putting on the skin. The concentrated, undiluted oil is very irritating and should not be used.

Summer savory can cause skin problems.

Do not use summer savory if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Summer Savory.

The appropriate dose of summer savory depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for summer savory. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.


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