Sage is a small perennial herb native to the Mediterranean with greyish green leaves.
It has a strong, astringent, sweet savoury and peppery flavour and a fresh aroma. Commonly used in Italian cooking, it is an essential herb for pork and poultry stuffing. Good with cheese dishes, eggplant, veal, sausages, soups, stews, turkey and boiled or roasted vegetables.
Sage is anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antispasmodic, antiseptic, anti-aging, sedative, cooling, disinfectant and a circulatory stimulant.
Common medicinal uses include: strengthens the heart, fights infections, prevents premature ageing, fights free radicals, soothes the digestive tract, eases menstrual irregularities.
Sold in quantities of 10 grams
- Botanical Name: Salvia officinalis
- Organic Status: Certified Organic
- Country of Origin: Albania/Egypt
- Plant Part: Leaves
Information on the traditional uses and properties of herbs are provided on this site is for educational use only, and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before self-administering herbs.