It is also know as salvia officinalis, common sage, garden sage, golden sage, kitchen sage, true sage, culinary sage, Dalmatian sage, and broadleaf sage.
Sage is native to mediterranean. It has over 900 species spread around the world.
In Turkey there are 88 species and 45 of them are endemic to the region.
Cultivars are quite variable in size, leaf and flower color, and foliage pattern, with many variegated leaf types. The Old World type grows to approximately 2 ft (0.61 m) tall and wide, with lavender flowers most common, though they can also be white, pink, or purple. The plant flowers in late spring or summer. The leaves are oblong, ranging in size up to 2.5 in (6.4 cm) long by 1 in (2.5 cm) wide. Leaves are grey-green, rugose on the upper side, and nearly white underneath due to the many short soft hairs. Modern cultivars include leaves with purple, rose, cream, and yellow in many variegated combinations.
Why HALBES Sage?
Even though sage has a wide growing region and numerous varieties, the sage we produce in our Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Fram has “Good Argicultural Application” certificate and differes from other sages on the market. The analysis reports showed that Halbes sage is over-qualifies its competitors.
- Alleviating stomach pains
- Preventing painful periods
- Treating asthma
- Treating diarrhea
- Reducing excessive sweating
- Treating Alzheimer’s disease
- Improving memory
- Helps diabetes type 2 patients
Please avoid sage if you have high blood pressure, pregnant, with liver inlfammation and men who lacks sexual potency.
How to prepare
Add boiling water to a half table spoon of finely chopped dryied sage leaves and wait for 4-5 minutes then filter. 2-3 cups a day is ideal.