Satureja thymbra

Satureja thymbra L.

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

  • Pink Savory
  • Savory of Crete
  • Thyme-leaved Savory
  • زعيتمان مر
  • ندغ البساتين
  • nadgh el-basatin
  • zi'itman murr
  • צַתְרָה וְרֻדָּה
  • tzatra veruda

Chamaephyte

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Satureja thymbra L.

System/StateTraditional
Complaint/Use
Activity / Interpretation Traditional
Preparation/Administration

Parts Used

Source
Respiratory

Influenza

Anti-Infective

Decoct aerial parts & drink (amount not specified).

Aerial partsB

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Satureja genus has some species which may contain methyleugenol & essential oils: carvacrol, eucalyptol, camphor & thujones. Source of ursolic acid, a COX-2 inhibitor which can cause Na & water retention & high K levels. May cause kidney damage.