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Salvia elegans flowers



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Salvia elegans flowers



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Salvia elegans flowers



Salvia Elegans

Common names:- Pineapple sage or tangerine sage.
Edibility:-

The leaves and flowers of S. elegans are edible.

It is used as medically for the treatment of anxiety, and also for lowering of blood pressure.

The plant potentially having antidepressant and antianxiety properties.

Pineapple sage has also been shown to have a dose-dependent antihypertensive effect, attributed to its action as an angiotensin.

It helps in digestion
It is very effective during heartburn.
It helps in  balance the nervous system
It is used as a  general tonic

It is used for making pineapple sage herbal tea.

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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Asterids
Order:     Lamiales
Family:     Lamiaceae
Genus:     Salvia
Species:     S. elegans
Binomial name
Salvia elegans