Salvia officinalis, or common sage – extracts of the leaves, and oil of an aromatic shrub of the mint family. Has a multitude of functions including antiseptic, antimicrobial, astringent, tonic and cleansing. Can be used to treat skin infections, for oral hygiene and as an antiperspirant where it suppresses perspiration. A soothing anti-inflammatory that contains rosmarinic acid, which gives it good antioxidant properties.

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