Sage (Salvia officinalis
) is an ancient medicinal herb that has been used for treating conditions associated with the gastrointestinal system. It is potent against certain harmful bacterial and against filamentous fungi and yeasts. S. officinalis
dried leaves strongly inhibit bone resorption, thus may be beneficial to supplement the diet of laying hens at risk of suffering from or already suffering from osteoporosis.
Adding S. officinalis
to your flock's diet is beneficial for reducing Salmonella
bacteria in chickens infested with salmonella enteritidis, Escherichia coli
and Staphylococcus aureus
is useful against inhibiting filamentous fungi and yeast such as that caused by Candida albicans
and may be beneficial for chickens suffering from sour crop
has a musky and camphorous aroma with astringent notes.
contains flavonoids, formed from flavones and their glycosides, phenolic glycosides, benzoic acid derivate, hydroxycinnamic acid derivate, caffeic acids, and phenolic diterpenes. It also provides a good source of vitamin K.