The pharmacological effects of Salvia species on the central nervous system

@article{Imanshahidi2006ThePE,
  title={The pharmacological effects of Salvia species on the central nervous system},
  author={Mohsen Imanshahidi and Hossein Hosseinzadeh},
  journal={Phytotherapy Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={20}
}
Salvia is an important genus consisting of about 900 species in the family Lamiaceae. Some species of Salvia have been cultivated world wide for use in folk medicine and for culinary purposes. The dried root of Salvia miltiorrhiza, for example, has been used extensively for the treatment of coronary and cerebrovascular disease, sleep disorders, hepatitis, hepatocirrhosis, chronic renal failure, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, carbuncles and ulcers. S. officinalis, S. leriifolia, S. haematodes, S… 
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