Salvia officinalis L.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 101

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.102.24380

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/8031975D-35E4-B896-8408-0CF7ADF87109

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scientific name

Salvia officinalis L.
status

 

Salvia officinalis L. 

Names.

English: common sage, garden sage, kitchen sage, sage.

Range.

Northern and central Spain to West Balkan Peninsula and Asia Minor. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Conservation status.

Least Concern [LC] ( IUCN 2017).

Uses.

Species used as a topical antiseptic and orally as a carminative and spasmolytic. Leaf: Used as a diaphoretic and stomachic.

Notes.

The species is astringent, a stimulant, and is put into a gargle for sore throat ( Perry 1980). In India the species is used for thrush and gingivitis; an infusion is used as a gargle and diaphoretic ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

The leaf and tops of young shoots yield an oil, which is carminative ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Salvia