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Sage medicinal - shrub up to 50 cm, densely pubescent with grayish-green stems and leaves. Stems are numerous, branched, tetrahedral, leafy, opposite leaves, flowers are collected 6-8 in false whorls, forming on top of loose spikelet inflorescences. Homeland – The Mediterranean. All parts of the plant contain essential oil, the main component of which is cineol. In addition to essential oil, sage contains tannins and triterpene acids.
Mallow, also called forest Mallow - a plant widespread in the forest part of Europe. Mallow has a erect pubescent stem, leaves mostly with five pointed blades, with wavy-serrated edges, at the base of the heart-shaped or blunt. Medicinal plant raw materials of forest mallow are flowers of pale purple color with purple veins, having a mucous taste. Pliny recommended mallow leaves and flowers as a component of the daily diet, improving the digestion of fatty foods. Saint Hildegard (Germany) in the XII century used the infusion of flowers for chills.
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