Savory is one of the favorite herbs of the ancient Greeks and has been used in cooking for more than 2,000 years.
They also used to flavor their wine with savory or thyme. Savory is thought to be a strong natural antiseptic. It is used as a remedy for a sore throat and bacterial infections. It provides relief from bites and stings.
It is a stimulant of the nervous system. It’s also relieves lung ailments, like asthma and respiratory tract problems. Savory can also help with digestive issues like gas in the stomach and cramps, a reason it is often incorporated into bean dishes.