HERB OF THE MONTH ~ Sage (Salvia Officinalis)

Common name: Garden sage, Spanish sage, Creek sage

 

Description: Evergreen shrub growing to 3 feet.  Oval, velvety leaves, small flowers.  Worldwide.

 

Part used: Leaves.

Common use: Sage is popularly used as an internal antiperspirant, and can reduce or even eliminate body odor.  Often used in the treatment of flesh wounds.  It is also a food preservative – and highly effective in relieving sore throat pain.  Diabetics often include sage in their diets to help regulate sugar levels in the blood.

 

Comments:  Crushed leaves rubbed over cuts.  Internally, take as a tea or seasoning.

 

By Daniel Ray

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