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Salvia officinalis

  • Botanical nameSalvia officinialis

  • Common name: Sage

  • Geographical position:1400m above sea level

  • Part of the plant used: Leaf (wild)

  • Appearance: Dark Brown solid.

  • Major compounds: Camphene, camphor, 1.8- cineole

  • Odor: Natural and fresh fragrance


Chemical Industry
Natural Cosmetics

Sage is used for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders, such as dyspepsia and ulcers, as well as heartburn, and upper respiratory complaints, including sore throat, and inflammations [1].

Sage also has significant beneficial effects in age-related cognitive disorders [2].

Studies has shown that it induces calmness and improve memory in Alzheimer’s patients [3].

The plant leaves are used in the food industry due to their flavor and antioxidant, and antimicrobial properties [4]. The plant is also part of the perfumery and cosmetic industries [5].


[1] Sharifi-Rad, M.; Ozcelik, B.; Altın, G.; Da¸skaya-Dikmen, C.; Martorell, M.; Ramírez-Alarcón, K.; Alarcón-Zapata, P.; Morais-Braga, M.F.B.; Carneiro, J.N.P.; Leal, A.L.A.B. Salvia spp. plants-from farm to food applications and phytopharmacotherapy. Trends Food Sci. Technol. 2018, 80, 242–263

[2] Adams, M.; Gmünder, F.; Hamburger, M. Plants traditionally used in age-related brain disorders—A survey of ethnobotanical literature. J. Ethnopharmacol. 2007, 113, 363–381.

[3] Perry, E.K.; Pickering, A.T.; Wang, W.W.; Houghton, P.J.; Perry, N.S.L. Medicinal plants and Alzheimer’s disease: From ethnobotany to phytotherapy. J. Pharm. Pharmacol. 1999, 51, 527–534

[4] Eidi, M.; Eidi, A.; Zamanizadeh, H. Effect of Salvia officinalis L. leaves on serum glucose and insulin in healthy and streptozotocininduced diabetic rats. J. Ethnopharmacol. 2005, 100, 310–313

[5] Khedher, M.R.B.; Khedher, S.B.; Chaieb, I.; Tounsi, S.; Hammami, M. Chemical composition and biological activities of Salvia officinalis essential oil from Tunisia. EXCLI J. 2017, 16, 160.

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