DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2012.08.002
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Stefanie Oelschlägel, Sabine Quaas, Karl Speer

Abstract: Sage is popular for its manifold applications and has always been used in herbalism. The Salvia genus encompasses up to 900 species, but only a few of them have been investigated. Hence, the objective was to investigate the essential oil content as well as the terpene composition of a number of Saliva species. In this context, S. officinalis var. Extrakta, S. officinalis "Aurea" and S. patens were investigated for the first time. To some extent, it was also possible to associate the terpene distribution of the…

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