Determination of the biologically active flavour substances thujone and camphor in foods and medicines containing sage (Salvia officinalis L.)

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Walch, Stephan G.; Kuballa, Thomas; Stühlinger, Wolf; Lachenmeier, Dirk W.;
(2011)
  • Publisher: BMC
  • Journal: volume 5,pages44-44issn: 1752-153X, eissn: 1752-153X
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3155476, doi: 10.1186/1752-153X-5-44
  • Subject: Chemistry | thujone | Chemistry(all) | Salvia officinalis | Research Article | QD1-999 | sage
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>The sage plant <it>Salvia officinalis </it>L. is used as ingredient in foods and beverages as well as in herbal medicinal products. A major use is in the form of aqueous infusions as sage tea, which is legal to be sold as either food... View more
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