Ingredient Name: Sage (Salvia officinalis) Extract
What is it? This aromatic herb is native to the Mediterranean yet known globally for its restorative benefits. The name salvia originates from the Latin word salvare, which means to save or heal—and sage does exactly that. This member of the mint family offers much more than just a potent scent; it contains over 28 important natural compounds used for a variety of common problems.*
- Restores and nourishes hair
- Strong antimicrobial and anti-fungal qualities
*= This information has not been approved by the FDA.
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Antioxidative Phenolic Compounds from Sage (Salvia officinalis)
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