- What other names is Summer Savory known by?
- What is Summer Savory?
- How does Summer Savory work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Summer Savory.
People take summer savory for coughs, sore throat, and intestinal disorders including cramps, indigestion, gas, diarrhea, nausea, and loss of appetite. People with diabetes take it to relieve frequent thirst. It is also used as a tonic and as an aphrodisiac to increase sex drive.
Some people apply summer savory directly to the skin for insect bites.
In foods, summer savory is used as a culinary spice. The oil is used as a flavoring agent.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Loss of appetite.
- Intestinal cramps.
- Thirst in people with diabetes.
- Sore throat.
- Increasing sex drive.
- Insect bites, when applied to the skin.
- Other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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