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Abstract Title:

Pharmacological properties of Salvia officinalis and its components.

Abstract Source:

J Tradit Complement Med. 2017 Oct ;7(4):433-440. Epub 2017 Jan 13. PMID: 29034191

Abstract Author(s):

Ahmad Ghorbani, Mahdi Esmaeilizadeh

Article Affiliation:

Ahmad Ghorbani

Abstract:

Salvia officinalis (Sage) is a plant in the family of Labiatae/Lamiaceae. It is native to Middle East and Mediterranean areas, but today has been naturalized throughout the world. In folk medicine, S. officinalis has been used for the treatment of different kinds of disorders including seizure, ulcers, gout, rheumatism, inflammation, dizziness, tremor, paralysis, diarrhea, and hyperglycemia. In recent years, this plant has been a subject of intensive studies to document its traditional use andto find new biological effects. These studies have revealed a wide range of pharmacological activities for S. officinalis. Present review highlights the up-to-date information on the pharmacological findings that have been frequently reported for S. officinalis. These findings include anticancer,anti-inflammatory, antinociceptive, antioxidant, antimicrobial, antimutagenic, antidementia, hypoglycemic, and hypolipidemic effects. Also, chemical constituents responsible for pharmacological effects of S. officinalis and the clinical studies on this plant are presented and discussed.

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