Sage herb a favorite for flavoring in soups and sauces. I also use it in salads. There is a long history of medicinal besides culinary uses for this Old English herb.
Salvia officinalis also known as common sage or garden sage has numerous common names. Some of the best known include sage, golden sage, kitchen sage, true sage, and culinary sage.
It is a perennial, evergreen sub-shrub, with woody stems, grayish leaves, and blue to purplish flowers. It is a member of the lamiaceae family and is native to the Mediterranean region. Besides its long history of use, in modern times it is used as an ornamental garden plant.
Since ancient times, sage has been used for warding off evil, snakebites and increasing women's fertility.
Who knew something as common as sage could have so many useful benefits besides used as an herb for cooking!
After researching the uses of sage, I will seriously consider using it more often for my voice and hair issues.
Find out how you can use sage for cleansing your home.
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