By Spiridon E. Kintzios
Sage, the genus Salvia is among the most famed and used herbs on this planet. This quantity, containing twenty chapters written through the major specialists within the box, provides a accomplished insurance on all facets of Salvia. issues lined comprise the presentation of the (approximately four hundred) such a lot identified Salvia species; the distribution of the genus; its chemotaxonomy, ecophysiology, cultivation expertise and breeding tools; details at the extraction, isolation, characterisation and constitution of a big variety of bioactive elements many of the pharmacological houses of the species; the percentage of Salvia items within the aromatherapy and common cosmetics industry; biotechnological ideas; and advertisement aspects.This entire quantity on Salvia may be of curiosity to everybody curious about medicinal and fragrant plant functions and learn.
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This may be achieved by depressing fever control centre in the brain, as well as by relieving spasm in the smooth skeletal muscle [Winter-Griffith 1988]. New Orleans Blacks with either Cajun or Creole blood mixtures or both kinds in them, have used sage to reduce perspiration. Sage seems to have a calming effect on their sweat glands and effectively reduces outbreaks of sweat whether they occur in the underarm area, on hands, feet, or the entire body. A tea made of either the dried or fresh leaves and one cup of the same drank each day in small doses quickly controls excessive sweating [Ayensu 1981].
Published by license under the Harwood Academic Publishers imprint, part of the Gordon and Breach Publishing Group. ” Skin care For large pores, sage can be of benefit as a compress or infusion. It can be used for similar purpose as a face pack. Sage cream can be used for cold sores near the mouth [Back 1987]. Elderly blacks living in Michigan have utilised crushed fresh sage leaves to get rid of warts on the face, neck, throat, hands and arms. An herbal wash of the same fresh leaves has been used to relieve bumps, sores, wounds, cuts and other skin injuries [Boyd 1984].