Sage | Organic Dried Herb | Salvia officinalis

Sage | Organic Dried Herb | Salvia officinalis

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Sage

Latin Name: Salvia officinalis

The common garden sage has been known and used for culinary and medicinal purposes for centuries.

Use in cooking to flavour meats, poultry, soups, cheeses and vegetables.

Used as a tea, sage can either stop sweating when drunk cold, or produce sweating when taken hot. It has been used to treat headache. This valuable herb has been used to treat consumption, ulcers and other digestive problems. Topically, sage tea poured over the skin can help relieve itching, and acts as an astringent. It is even used as an alternative to artificial dyes to darken graying hair.

Usage: prepare an infusion using 1 heaping tablespoon per cup of water; or 1:1 dry plant liquid extract: 30-60 drops in a little water 1-4 times per day.

**A loving reminder: Medicinal plants deserve a great deal of respect and a strong measure of common sense and a bit of education is always recommended before administering any herbal remedy on yourself or anyone else. Don’t forget to research! Learning about plant id fun.

Cottage Botanicals herbal information and products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease and have not been evaluated by Health Canada.

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