July 29, 2016

Greek Sage

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What other names is Greek Sage known by?

Greek Oregano, Salvia fruticosa, Salvia Griega, Salvia triloba, Sauge de Crète, Sauge de Grèce, Sauge Grecque, Sauge Trilobée, Sauge à Trois Lobes, Three-Lobe Sage.

What is Greek Sage?

Greek sage is a plant. The leaves are used to make a medicinal tea.

People take Greek sage tea for sore (inflamed) mouth and throat.

Greek sage is sometimes found, though rarely, in common sage (Salvia officinalis) as a contaminant.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Sore mouth and throat.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of Greek sage for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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