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Sage Leaf, Dalmation 1 Oz. (Salvia officinalis)

Sage Leaf, Dalmation 1 Oz. (Salvia officinalis)

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One ounce, cut and sifted.100% Certified USDA Organic & Kosher.

Dalmation Sage (Salvia officinalis), also known as common sage or garden sage, is a perennial herb with a rich history. Native to the Mediterranean region, sage has been cultivated for centuries for its medicinal and culinary properties. Egyptians used sage in mummification rituals, while Romans believed it strengthened memory and ward off evil spirits. Even the scientific name, Salvia officinalis, reflects this history; "Salvia" comes from the Latin word "salvere" which means "to heal," and "officinalis" signifies its established use in medicine.

Medicinally, sage has a long list of traditional uses. Sage leaves were brewed into teas to soothe sore throats, coughs, and stomachaches. Women used it to ease menstrual cramps and hot flashes. Research is exploring sage's potential for improving memory, reducing inflammation, and even managing blood sugar levels.

As a culinary herb, sage is prized for its strong, aromatic flavor that complements savory dishes. It's a key ingredient in stuffing mixes and pairs well with roasted poultry, pork, and sausage. Sage butter, a simple sauce made with melted butter and fresh sage leaves, is a delicious addition to pasta dishes and vegetables. The herb can also be dried and used throughout the year, adding depth and complexity to soups, stews, and sauces.

Beyond its historical and practical uses, sage also holds significance in magical traditions. In some cultures, it was burned as incense for purification and to ward off negative energy. Sage bundles (mostly white sage is used now a days) are still used today for smudging, a cleansing ritual intended to remove unwanted energies from a space or person. Sage is associated with wisdom, longevity, and making wishes come true.

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