Lilac Sage (Salvia verticillata)
The essential oil contains monoterpenes (1,8-cineole, α-pinene, camphor, geraniol, linalool and Υ-terpinene).
- Anticonvulsant: (anti-seizure) extract of S. verticillata resulted in a significant anticonvulsant activity.
- Antidepressant: extract of S. verticillata resulted in a significant antidepressant effect.
Disease / Symptom Treatment
Title: Neuropharmacology of Lavender, Rosemary and Salvia
Author(s): Amritpal Singh Saroya, Jaswinder Singh
Institution(s): Herbal Consultant Mohali, India; Department of PharmacologySri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Science Amritsar, India
Publication: Pharmacotherapeutic Potential of Natural Products in Neurological Disorders
Abstract: English lavender and true lavender are common names of L. officinalis. The plant belongs to the family Lamiaceae and is native to the Mediterranean.
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