Sage – Salvia Officinalis

  • Culinary use

    The velvety leaves of the sage plant are normally used fresh to add their characteristic taste to meat dishes and vegetable soups but they are also highly appreciated fried in batter.

  • Medicinal use

    Sage has a multitude of uses as a natural remedy.

    Sage leave decoctions stimulate digestion and contribute to curing bronchitis, depression and tiredness. In addition, added to bath water, other than giving off a pleasant perfume, sage provides relief for rheumatism and excessive perspiration and soothes the nervous system.

  • Interesting facts

    In the past, sage was considered a sort of universal remedy for all ailments and this is why its name is connected to the Latin word “salvere”, meaning “well-being; to be in good health”.

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