Summer Savory or Bulgarian Chubritsa is native to Southeastern Europe. The health benefits of this herb are numerous. Naturopaths suggest that oil of Summer Savory may help treat a variety of symptoms and aid in weight loss. If you make a tea out of it you can get ride of diarrhea, stomachache and sore throat. It can also be used as an antiseptic and help skin irritations of bug bits.

Summer savory has a strong flavor and tastes similar to thyme. It complements beef, fish and chicken well. You can add it to any recipe that calls for oregano.