Pharmacological properties of Salvia officinalis and its components

Ghorbani, A. and Esmaeilizadeh, M. (2017) Pharmacological properties of Salvia officinalis and its components. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine, 7 (4). pp. 433-440.

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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 and to 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. © 2017 Center for Food and Biomolecules, National Taiwan University

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Cited By :62 Export Date: 16 February 2020 Correspondence Address: Esmaeilizadeh, M.; Esfarayen Faculty of Medical SciencesIran; email:
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anticancer Antimutagenic Flavonoids Sage Salvia officinalis
Subjects: WB Practice of Medicine
QV pharmacology
Divisions: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: mr lib3 lib3
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2020 05:28
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2020 05:28

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