Salvia officinalis, the common sage or sage, is a perennial, evergreen subshrub, with woody stems, grayish leaves, and blue to purplish flowers. It is a member of the mint family Lamiaceae and native to the Mediterranean region, though it has been naturalized in many places throughout the world.
CAS number 84082-79-1
Botanical Name Salvia officinalis
Plant Part leaf
Origin of raw material Egypt
Origin of product Egypt
Extraction method Spray drying
Application Traditional use
Salvia officinalis and preparations thereof are used as a traditional herbal medicine torelieve mild dyspeptic symptoms such as heartburn and flatulence, to alleviate inflammation of the mouth or throat and mild skin
inflammation, and for excessivesweating, e.g. during menopause
In food
Sage has a spicy and aromatic character. The extract can be used to
flavour food preparations and beverages. The use of sage is particularly
popular in Mediterranean cuisine. Due to its digestive effect, sage is also
used to season fatty foods.
In food supplements
Due to its positive effects on the mouth and throat area, as well as
digestion, the extract isalso suitable for use in food supplements.
In cosmetics
Due to its antimicrobial and aromatizing properties, sage extract is used
in a wide range of cosmetic products, such as skin care creams, cleansing products and perfumes Inaddition, sage extracts promote hair growth and are therefore suitable for use in hair careproducts and shampoos.
Shelf Life 5 years