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OVERVIEW:

Sage is an Old World culinary herb found in many kitchen pantries. Also known as common sage, it is an evergreen shrub that is part of the mint family. Its grayish-green leaves have a strong aroma and impart a savory and unmistakable peppery earthy flavor to foods. Sage is incredibly versatile, popular for use with turkey, chicken, fish, rice, and cheese plus it is easy to add to soups, stews, salads, and baked dishes. It is commonly used in beverages such as tea and as an ingredient for preserving nearly any meat or cheese.

 

Sage packs a healthy dose of vitamins - especially vitamin K - minerals, and antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidants properties which are linked to several health benefits. It has been an essential ingredient in the practice of traditional medicine for thousands of years. Sage has been used to help support oral health, aid brain function, treat

menopausal symptoms, and lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels. Considered a sacred herb, sage is utilized for smudging ceremonies as well.

 

LATIN: 

Salvia officinalis

ORIGIN:

Italy

CULTIVATION:

Organic

PARTS USED:

Dried Leaf / Cut & Sifted

CATEGORY:

Culinary and Medicinal Herb

TISANE "HERBAL" TEA BREW TIMES:

Ground tisane teas and tea bags - Steep 2 to 5 minutes

Loose leaf tisane teas - Steep 3-5 minutes

Root and seed-based tisane teas - Steep 6-8 minutes

*Steep in newly boiling water (212ºF) to best release the health benefits.

WHAT'S COOKING:

Aselila (Georgian Egg Salad with Walnuts & Sage)

Butternut Sage Scones

Carrot Gnocchi with Butter and Sage Sauce

Cider-Sage Gravy

Maple-Sage Ice Cream

Sage Leaf

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  • Specific: If consumption exceeds use as a spice then not for use in pregnancy or breastfeeding except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner.


    General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. Keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets.

     

    For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.