- Sage (Salvia Officinalis) - Exotic OP Herb Seeds
A native to Mediterranean and Asia, Sage or Salvia Officinalis is a green leafy herb from the mint family. The term Sage literally translates to Save in Italian owing to the medicinal use of the plant dating back to the middle ages. Sage is also a very sacred herb to the Native Americans who used it to ward off negativity from life. Sage plant grows about 2 feet tall and the oval leaves of a sage plant are rough and wrinkly on touch and the flowers feature a two-headed corolla. Sage is an attractive plant for a lot of pollinators like bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Sage has a rather stimulating aromatic profile and sage leaves can be used in tinctures or tonics. The flowers of sage can be yellow, mauve or grey in color. Sage is also quite popular to flavor pasta and as a garnish for a variety of dishes. Sage is a good source of vitamin K, vitamin B6, calcium, iron, manganese, and fiber. Benefits of sage include antiinflammation, lowering cholesterol and improved dental health.
NUMBER OF SEED:> 40
SEED TYPE: Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated & Non-GMO
PLANT CHARACTER: Dense Stems With Long Leaves
LEAF CHARACTER:Long Green Narrow Leaves And Silver-Tint Due To Short White Hairs
CUTTINGS: Cut The Topmost Portion Of The Stems, Leaving At Least 4 Inches Of Stems
USES: Recommended For Infusions, Seasoning, Stuffings, Sauces, And Salads