Sage (Salvia officinalis, Salvia lavandulaefolia, Salvia lavandulifolia)
- LipidsLipids: In healthy human study, sage tea lowered plasma total cholesterol after two weeks of treatment (59).
- GlucoseGlucose: In animal study, sage lowered plasma glucose, increased hepatocyte sensitivity to insulin, and inhibited gluconeogenesis in vitro, but had no effect on glucose clearance (107; 108; 109).
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