Salvia officinalis, also known as sage, is a herbaceous plant belonging to the Lamiaceae family. It is native to Mediterranean regions and has been used since ancient times for its diverse medicinal properties. When infused, this plant has an antispasmodic
effect on the digestive system, consequently relieving bloating
, vomiting, flatulence
, and reducing fever along with blood glucose levels, thus indicating its use in diabetes
. Salvia officinalis is also sometimes used as a disinfectant for certain wounds.
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Latest update on November 12, 2013 at 04:22 AM by Jeff.