Sage has been a saviour herb for ages, revered for its numerous medicinal and culinary uses. In fact, its botanical name comes from the Latin word salvere, meaning ‘to be saved.’ It’s a member of the mint family and comes in various forms such as common, Russian, pineapple, golden and purple sage.

Skin Health

Regular application of topical creams containing extracts from the herb aid in soothing and the appearance of blemishes from eczema, psoriasis, and acne.

Brain Booster

Just a single dose of common sage taken by mouth improves memory, alertness, and attention in healthy adults. When used in aromatherapy, it improves one’s alertness.

Cholesterol Control

Taking a thrice- daily dose of the herb for 3 months helps to reduce harmful low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and triglycerides (blood fats).

Cold Sores Relief

Medical creams containing Salvia officinalis and rhubarb help in treating cold sores. These creams take about a week to clear the sores.

Alzheimer’s Treatment

Patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s benefit from taking extracts of two different species of this herb -Salvia officinalis and Salvia lavandulaefolia- for 4 months. This treatment improves learning, memory and information processing.

Gut Health

This herb alleviates digestive problems such as heartburn,loss of appetite,bloating, flatulence, gastritis and diarrhea.

Immunity Booster

Topical application of creams containing sage help to prevent bacterial and viral infections that attack the body through the skin.


The anti-inflammatory properties of this herb (due to flavonoids and phenolic compounds) make it suitable for treating conditions such as gout and arthritis.


Antioxidant compounds such as rosmarinic acid, luteolin, and apigenin work to neutralize free radicals which cause degeneretive and chronic diseases.

Healthy Bones

Vitamin K is a crucial element in developing bone density. This herb has high vitamin K levels- a single serving has 27% of your daily recommended intake.


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