Sage Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Salvia officinalis
  • Alternative Names: Dalmation Sage, Common Sage
  • Botanical Family: Lamiaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Beta-thujone
  • Other Main Constituents: Camphor, 1,8-cineole
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Leaf

Ethnopharmacological and Chemical Characterization of Salvia Species Used in Valencian Traditional Herbal Preparations

Martínez-Francés V, Hahn E, Ríos S, Rivera D, Reich E, Vila R, Cañigueral S Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2017 ABSTRACT: In Valencia Region (Spain), some wild and cultivated sages are used for medicinal purposes. Among them, Salvia officinalis subsp. lavandulifolia (SL) is widely employed and known for production of Spanish sage oil and herbal products. Nevertheless, it shares the market… Read more »

Aromatherapy and Essential Oils (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

PDQ Integrative, Alternative, and Complementary Therapies Editorial Board PDQ Cancer Information Summaries, 2017 EXCERPT: This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the use of aromatherapy and essential oils in the treatment of people with cancer. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer… Read more »

Screening of plants used in the European traditional medicine to treat memory disorders for acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activity and anti amyloidogenic activity

Lobbens ES, Vissing KJ, Jorgensen L, van de Weert M, Jäger AK Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2017 ABSTRACT: Ethnopharmacological relevance: Plants used in the traditional medicine of Europe to treat memory dysfunction and/or to enhance memory were investigated for activity against the underlying mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease. Aim of the study: To investigate 35 ethanolic extracts… Read more »

Preclinical development and clinical use of perillyl alcohol for chemoprevention and cancer therapy

Chen TC, Fonseca CO, Schönthal AH American Journal of Cancer Research, 2015 ABSTRACT: Perillyl alcohol (POH) is a naturally occurring dietary monoterpene isolated from the essential oils of lavender, peppermint, and other plants. Medical interest in this compound was generated by research findings showing that POH was able to inhibit the growth of tumor cells… Read more »

Essential oils and their constituents as anticancer agents: a mechanistic view

Gautam N, Mantha AK, Mittal S BioMed Research International, 2014 ABSTRACT: Exploring natural plant products as an option to find new chemical entities as anticancer agents is one of the fastest growing areas of research. Recently, in the last decade, essential oils (EOs) have been under study for their use in cancer therapy and the… Read more »

Genetic diversity and metabolic profile of Salvia officinalis populations: implications for advanced breeding strategies

Sarrou E, Ganopoulos I, Xanthopoulou A, Masuero D, Martens S, Madesis P, Mavromatis A, Chatzopoulou P Planta, 2017 ABSTRACT: MAIN CONCLUSION: As a result of this work, we were able to characterize seven indigenous to Greece Salvia officinalis populations using genetic and metabolomic tools. These tools can be used to select the most promising genotypes, capable to… Read more »

Genetic diversity and metabolic profile of Salvia officinalis populations: implications for advanced breeding strategies

Sarrou E, Ganopoulos I, Xanthopoulou A, Masuero D, Martens S, Madesis P, Mavromatis A, Chatzopoulou P Planta, 2017 ABSTRACT: MAIN CONCLUSION: As a result of this work, we were able to characterize seven indigenous to Greece Salvia officinalis populations using genetic and metabolomic tools. These tools can be used to select the most promising genotypes,… Read more »