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Salvia officinalis, sage

Botanical names: Salvia officinalis, Salvia cretica, Salvia hispanica, Salvia minor, Salvia digyna, Salvia chromatica, Salvia grandiflora, Salvia papillosa, Oboskon cretica, Salvia clusii, Salvia tricolor
Lamiaceae
Common names
English: sage, garden sage, common sage
Spanish: salvia, salvia menor, salvia oficinal, salvia real
French: sauge officinale
German: Echter Salbei, Garten-Salbei, K├╝chensalbei, Heilsalbei
Active constituents: essential oil with the main components thujone, 1,8-cineole, camphor, important non-volatile constituents; rosmarinic acid, flavonoids, diterpenphenole with carnosic acid (salvin)

Salvia officinalis, sage
Salvia officinalis, sage
illustration from Koehler's medicinal plants
 
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