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Progress in Essential Oils

By: Brian M. Lawrence
Posted: March 21, 2014, from the April 2014 issue of P&F magazine.

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  • April 2014 issue, pg 54
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Summer savory oil, which is produced from Satureja hortensis L., is an annual aromatic, herbaceous small plant endemic to the eastern Mediterranean region, including Turkey and Greece. It can be found growing throughout Europe and other countries as a garden escape. Savory oil is known for its richness in carvacrol, which accounts for its use as an antimicrobial oil.

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