Sage is a perennial, evergreen herb with grayish green leaves and blue to purplish flowers. Sage's panacea reputation is reflected in its scientific name Salvia Officinalis, derived from the Latin word salvere, which means "to be saved". Sage is available fresh, dried, whole or powdered throughout the year and has been held in high regard throughout history both for its culinary and medicinal properties. It contains a variety of volatile oils such as flavonoids, phelonic acids, and rosmarinic acids . Rosmarinic acid acts as an antioxidant, and when combined with antioxidant enzymes in the leaves and stems of the sage plant it can stabilize oxygen-related metabolism and prevent damage to cells .
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With a Meal on an As Needed Basis
300-600 mg per serving
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