The Savior Herb: Sage



During the middle ages, there was a popular Latin saying “Cur moriatur homo cui Salvia crescit in horto?” meaning “Why should a man die while sage grows in his garden.” Sage originates from the Latin word “salvere” which means “to save” or “salvia” which means ‘to heal”. Sage is useful in many ways both medicinal and culinary. I became aware of the super herb as I started my spiritual journey. I was told about smudging, a Native American practice where you burn sage to help clear a space of negative energy.

Sage has been used in Egypt to increase fertility (Bowman 2001), in China to help stimulate digestion and increase appetite and in Germany sage tea is used for mouth inflammations. We mostly are aware of the herb sage being used to add flavor to our favorite food dishes. It’s loaded with fiber, vitamins A, B, C, and E, copper…

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