Salvia Sclarea

Salvia Sclarea L.

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

  • Clary
  • Clary Sage
  • Europe Sage
  • قصعين
  • qas'ein
  • מַרְוָה מְרֻשֶּׁתֶת
  • marva merushetet

Chamaephyte

  • Mediterranean maquis and forest

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Salvia Sclarea L.

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

Parts Used

Source
Endocrine/ Metabolic

Diabetes

Hypoglycemic

Decoct aerial parts & drink x1cup as needed.

Aerial partsB
Gastrointestinal

Abdominal pain

Carminative

Decoct aerial parts & drink x1cup as needed.

Aerial partsB
Kidney & Urinary Tract

Urinary tract infection

Anti-Infective

Decoct aerial parts & drink x1 cup as needed.

Aerial partsB
Oral Health

Toothache

Analgesic

Decoct aerial parts & drink x1 cup as needed.

Aerial partsB

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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.