Salvia dominica

Salvia dominica L.

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

  • Salvia graveolens Vahl.
  • Dominica Sage
  • خويخة
  • مرو
  • ناعمه
  • khowwekha
  • maru
  • na'imeh
  • מַרְוָה רֵיחָנִית
  • marva reikhanit

Hemicryptophytes

  • Mediterranean maquis and forest

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Salvia dominica L.

System/StateTraditional
Complaint/Use
Activity / Interpretation Traditional
Preparation/Administration

Parts Used

Source
Gastrointestinal

Carminative for stomach & intestinal inflammation/pain/ cramps

Anti-spasmodic. Anti-inflammatory, Carminative, Demulcent

Decoct plant in water & drink.

Aerial partsZ
Gastrointestinal

Laxative (gentle)

Laxative

Decoct plant in water & drink.

Aerial partsZ

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Salvia genus has species which can be toxic due to thujone & camphor in essential oil if used in excess or taken for extended periods. Can interfere with drugs for epilepsy, hypoglcaemia & sedatives. Symptoms include restlessness, vomiting, vertigo, tremors, seizures, hot flushes, dizziness, tachycardia. Contraindicated in pregnancy, epilepsy.