Sage, Fresh

ORAC Value:
μ mol TE/100g.

The antioxidant value of Sage, Fresh described in ORAC units is: 32,004 μ mol TE/100g.


A perennial shrub from the Mediterranean region, the antioxidant properties of sage come from its phenolic compounds and polyphenols.

Among sage's phenolic compounds is one which is not found anywhere else in the plant kingdom. Its two most potent are rosmarinic acid and luteolin-7-O-beta-D-glucopyranoside.

ORAC Source

USDA Database for the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) of Selected Foods, Release 2 - Prepared by Nutrient Data Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center (BHNRC), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - May 2010