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The dried leaves of Salvia officinalis (family Labiatae), garden or meadow sage; it inhibits secretory activity, especially of the sweat glands, and was also formerly used in treatment of bronchitis and inflammation of the throat.
Synonym(s): sage


Herbal medicine
A perennial evergreen, the leaves of which contain oestrogen-like substances, flavonoids, phenolic acids, tannins and volatile oils (borneol, camphor, cineole, pinene, thujone and others). Sage has a long history of medicinal use and was regarded as a cure-all. It is antibacterial, antispasmodic, carminative and tonic; it has been used for colds, constipation, indigestion, painful menses, hot flashes, as a gargle for sore throat and tonsillitis, and as a poultice for ulcers, sores and skin eruptions. It is believed to improve memory, relax nerves and quell “vicious sexual desires”.

Sage should not be taken during pregnancy or by those with seizures.


1. A clinical study–Study Assessing Goals in the Elderly.
2. A population-based dataset–Systematic Assessment of Geriatric Drug Use via Epidemiology–that contains data on nursing home Pts and combines information from the MDS–Minimum Data Set and the On-Line Survey & Certification Automated Record. See Geriatrics.


The plant Salvia officinalis long claimed to promote health and long life, the extract of which (LEMON BALM) has recently shown some promise of improving the state of patients with ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE. Cur moriartur homo, ciu salvia crescit in horto? (Why die when you have sage in the garden?)
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So far, the aqueous extracts obtained from the four plants which are considered in this study, respectively, thistle (Silybum marianum L.), hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna), sage (Salvia officinalis L.), marjoram (Origanum vulgare L.), have not been used in the manufacture of yogurt.
Lambert et al., "Pharmacological perspectives from brazilian Salvia officinalis (Lamiaceae): Antioxidant, and antitumor in mammalian cells," Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, vol.
En este trabajo se buscaron las condiciones de extraccion de hojas y tallos de Salvia officinalis con C[O.sub.2] supercritico que permitieran maximizar un dato observable combinando el rendimiento de la extraccion, el contenido de polifenoles (segun el metodo de Folin-Ciocalteu) y la capacidad antioxidante del extracto (segun el metodo ORAC, oxygen radical absorbance capacity).
Following the inhibition rates of the 23 aqueous extracts of the investigated plants, we have chosen six plants that have a percentage higher than 70% such as Cistus, Equisetum arvense (the grain), Matricaria pubescens, Oudneya africana (the pods), Salvia officinalis, and Thapsia garganica, for a new and a same extraction with distilled water followed by an extraction with methanol to investigate the type of enzyme inhibition and to determine the inhibition constants ([K.sub.i]) for each extract.
Eidi, "Antidiabetic effects of sage (Salvia officinalis L.) leaves in normal and streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats," Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome, vol.
Ada cayi (salvia officinalis) degisik sekillerde sedatif, antienflamatuar, antimikrobiyal, spazmolitik, antioksidan, antitumor, tansiyon dusurucu, diuretik, terlemeyi arttirici, antiseptik ozellikleri ile koroner kalp Hastaliklari, kronik bronsit, astim, kronik bobrek yetersizligi, siroz, dismenore, uyuyamama, infantil kolik, dispepsi, Alzheimer hastaligi gibi cesitli klinik durumlarda bitkisel ilac olarak kullanilmaktadir (1,2,4).
Sage (Salvia officinalis L.) is a well-known medicinal and culinary herb that has been used for centuries in the Mediterranean region.
Based on these aspects, the main goal of this work is to evaluate the morphological characteristics of different Salvia species in terms of height (cm) and plant cover (plant basal area, [m.sup.2]), number of branches, width and length of leaves, height of inflorescence (cm), number of floral sets (inflorescences), flowers by each floral set, as well as the parameters of biomass production, fresh and dry matter weight (FMW and DMW, g/plant), yield of dry matter (YDM) in terms of tons/ha, essential oil content (EOC, mL/100 g) and yield of essential oils (YEO) expressed as L/ha, of the following plants Salvia verbenaca, Salvia argentea, Salvia lavandulifolia Vahl, Salvia pratensis, Salvia sclarea, Salvia triloba and Salvia officinalis, cultivated in the south Brazilian region.
Sage extract (Salvia officinalis extract), clary sage extract (Salvia sclarea extract) and Spanish sage leaf oil (Salvia lavandulaefolia leaf oil) are all ingredients to look out for in cosmetic launches, according to Mintel.
We have stressed (based on that described in this work) the absence of mucilage in Salvia officinalis and S.
The collected plants were included of: Achillea wilhelmsii (leaf), Achillea millefolium (leaf), Artemisia dracunculus (leaf), Salvia multicaulis (leaf), Thymus vulgaris (leaf), Ziziphora clinopodioides (leaf), Rosmarinus officinalis (leaf), Lavandula angustifolia (leaf), Mentha piperata (leaf), Hyossopus officinalis (leaf), Salvia officinalis (leaf), Anethum graveolens (seed), Foeniculum vulgare (seed), Carum carvi (seed), Petroselinum sativum (seed), Artemisia absinthum and Melissa officinalis (leaf).
The celebrated culinary sage is Salvia officinalis, with invaluable slate-green leaves and light purple flowers.