Sage, just a mint or strong antioxidants and Anti-Inflammatory

Introduction to SAGE


Other Names: Common Sage, Dalmatian Sage, Feuille de la Bergère, Garden Sage, Herbe Sacré, Meadow Sage, Salvia lavandulaefolia, Salvia officinalis, Sauge, Sauge Ananas, 

Sage is an herb, a mint. The leaf is used to make medicine. Sage contains rosmarinic acid, rosmarinic acid is a potent antioxidant and an anti-inflammatory agent. Rosmarinic acid reduces harmful inflammation. Sage, just a mint or strong antioxidants and Anti-Inflammatory

Research confirms what herbalists have long known: sage is an outstanding memory enhancer and fights cognitive decline. Sage helps provide better brain function and more brain plasticity and has been used in the treatment of cerebrovascular disease for a long time. Alzheimer`s disease has always been at the top of our researches on brain deficits and for sage as well Research has suggested that it may be an effective option to help treat Alzheimer`s disease and increase BDNF and lower/slower brain aging.

Sage, just a mint or strong antioxidants and Anti-Inflammatory

Known for

Generally sage is known for gas (flatulence), loss of appetite, stomach pain (gastritis), diarrhea, bloating, and heartburn. It is also used for reducing overproduction of perspiration and saliva; and for depression, memory loss, and Alzheimer’s disease. These are all very different and very vast verity of diseases. 
The reson is that sage has both mints benefits + rosmarinic acid benefits that adds up antioxidant and an anti-inflammatory features to sage. Also if you look at some other features it has you see that sage actually is very good for High cholesterol. Taking common sage (Salvia officinalis) seems to reduce “bad” low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and blood fats called triglycerides, and increase “good” high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, in people with high cholesterol. Having all these together makes sage a worth attention mint/supplement.

Get Sage for


Sage, just a mint or strong antioxidants and Anti-Inflammatory

Get Sage naturally

You can easily get sage in your closest grocery store near you. 
Check out here for sage delicious recipes  

Sage, just a mint or strong antioxidants and Anti-Inflammatory

Nutrition Facts
Sage, ground

Amount Per 1 tbsp (2 g)

Calories 6
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.3 g 0%
Saturated fat 0.1 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 0 mg 0%
Potassium 21 mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 1.2 g 0%
Dietary fiber 0.8 g 3%
Sugar 0 g
Protein 0.2 g 0%
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 3% Iron 3%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 5%
Vitamin B-12 0% Magnesium 2%

Side effects of Sage

Sage is LIKELY SAFE in foods and in amounts typically used in foods.
However Some species of sage, such as common sage (Salvia officinalis), contain a chemical called thujone which can be poisonous if you get enough. so  keep it in normal plants doses. like when you cook a meal and use it as an ingredient. 
for special persecutions read here

Sage, just a mint or strong antioxidants and Anti-Inflammatory

Dosing of Sage

As mentioned keep it natural for your normal life, maybe a 2 meals a week as food ingredient or if you take it by pills For treating Alzheimer’s disease: 1 gram of sage per day. the dosing for Alzheimer’s disease can be increased through time to 2 and 2.5 grams. 
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Articles and researches that can be useful on sage:
Articles and researches that can be useful on sage:

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Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Medicinal Property of Sage (Salvia) to Prevent and Cure Illnesses such as Obesity, Diabetes, Depression, Dementia, Lupus, Autism, Heart Disease, and Cancer
Mohsen Hamidpour,1 Rafie Hamidpour,2 Soheila Hamidpour,3 and Mina Shahlari4