Sage (botanical name: Salvia Officinalis) is a herbaceous perennial plant and its name comes from Latin “salvare’’, which means “to save’’, “to heal’’, with evident reference to its many therapeutic properties.
Many studies have shown that the plants belonging to the Lamiaceae family as Sage, show antioxidant and antibacterial activities, due particularly to the quantity and quality of the phenolic compounds it contains.
Moreover, Sage is composed from bioflavonoids, known for astringent and against environmental stress effects.
Its flower extract has regenerate properties and is indicated for sensitive and irritated skin. It strengthens and tones the skin and in case of acneic tendency, it controls sebum formation.
In addition, Sage functions tightening up the skin that might be sagging due to the activity of free radicals present in skin.