Sage

Botanical Name: Salvia officinalis

Botanical Name:
Salvia officinalis

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Family:

Lamiaceae

Appearance:

Subspace of culture, with lignified base, up to 80 cm high, with right stem, with opposed leaves, ovate to lanceolate, with protruding ribs especially on the lower part.

The flowers are placed in simple or branched, violet colour.

Origins:

Mediterranean region

Active constituents:

  • Salviatanin, phenolic acids, flavonoids, essential oil made up especially of monoterpinoids, ursolic acid, resins, vitamin B, vitamin C, potassium salts.

Healing properties:

Intern in dyspeptic syndrome, in excessive sweating, and external in the form of gargle, in inflammatory states of mucous membranes, stomatitis, gingivitis, pharyngitis. In combination with other plants, hepato-biliary diseases.

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