Satureja thumbra

Satureja thymbra, commonly known as “thyme-leaved savory” or “za’atar,” is a species of savory plant in the mint family (Lamiaceae). It is native to the Mediterranean region and is known for its aromatic leaves that are used as a culinary herb. Satureja thymbra is often used in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines to flavor a variety of dishes, including meats, salads, and bread. The plant is also valued for its potential medicinal properties and is sometimes used in traditional herbal medicine for its digestive and antimicrobial benefits.