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Sage is an evergreen, much-branched, shrub growing 50 - 100cm tall. A very ornamental plant, sage is commonly grown in the herb garden for culinary and medicinal purposes.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
It contains main components of the oil include borneol, camphor, caryophyllene, cineole, elemene, humulene, ledene, pinene, and thujone.9, 12, 13 Alcoholic and aqueous extracts of S. officinalis are rich in flavonoids particularly rosmarinic acid and luteolin-7-glucoside.
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
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List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
A plant of the temperate to subtropical zones, it can be cultivated at elevations above 500 metres in the drier regions of the tropics.