Sage Extract


Plant extracts

No known benefits

Sage Extract description

Plant used most often to enhance the flavour of foods. Like all plant extracts, sage contains components that function as antioxidants. There is some potential for sensitivity with sage extracts, but the risk is relatively low at the amounts used in topical skin care products.

Sage Extract references

  • Planta Medica, September 2007, pages 1,190-1,191
  • Journal of Ethnopharmacology, May 2001, pages 125-132

Peer-reviewed, substantiated scientific research is used to assess ingredients in this dictionary. Regulations regarding constraints, permitted concentration levels and availability vary by country and region.

Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


We couldn't find this in our ingredient dictionary. We log all missing ingredients and make continuous updates.

Not Rated