(Salvia officinalis)

Other names: Sàlvia, Kadulja, Žalfija, Šalvěj Lékařská, Echte Salie, Grande Sauge, Herbe Sacrée, Sauge Commune, Thé de France, Thé Sacré, Salbei, Gartensalbei, Kerti Zsálya, Salvia Domestica, Sêji, Szałwia Lekarska, Chá-da-frança, Žajbelj, Celima, Hierba del Mudo, Madreselva, Salvia Real

Sage is native to Italy and the western part of the Balkan Peninsula. It has been widely used in folk medicine around the world. Sage contains alkaloids, carbohydrates, fatty acids, glycosidic derivatives, phenolic compounds, polyacetylenes, steroids, terpenes/terpenoids, and waxes. Sage oil contains mainly borneol, camphor, caryophyllene, cineole, elemene, humulene, ledene, pinene, and thujone. The most abounding carbohydrates are arabinose, galactose, glucose, mannose, xylose, uronic acids, and rhamnose. Sage has a high concentration of linalool, which has been found to reduce cortisol.

Sage may be beneficial for sore throat, cancer, memory, seizures, ulcers, gout, rheumatism, asthma, inflammation, dizziness, tremor, paralysis, appetite, diarrhea, digestion, menopause, sunburn, and hyperglycemia.

Compliance: food supplement, cosmetics ingredient

Compliance varies from country to country. There is no harmonized botanical list of allowed botanicals in food or food supplements for all EU countries. Compliance for cosmetic ingredients is harmonized in EU.

Please check your local regulation.

These claims have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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