Sage leaves

Sage leaves

Sage was revered as the "holy herb" by the Romans and has historical significance for its religious, medicinal, and cultural roles. Charlemagne promoted sage cultivation during the Middle Ages. In modern times, sage is still valued for in perfumery, hair products, food flavouring, and for its insect-repelling properties in gardens. It continues to be used for fumigation and remains a versatile ingredient in various industries.

Sage is a versatile herb used in various culinary ways, paired with heavy foods for digestion. Its leaves and flowers can be raw, boiled, pickled, or used in sandwiches. Sage flowers enhance salads visually and add fragrance. It can also be used to make herb tea, alone or combined with speedwell and betony for a refreshing beverage alternative.

Sage has historically had many medical uses, such as helping with throat problems, ulcers, bleeding gums, fevers, and blood purification. Sage tea is thought to manage fevers and nervous excitement, aid digestion, and treat various health conditions like liver complaints and joint pains. Sage's antiseptic properties have made it useful for oral care and skin infections.

Sage is a mystical herb associated with immortality, longevity, and wisdom. It has a rich history in magical practices, protection rituals, and spiritual cleansing. It is linked to spells for healing, prosperity, and warding off negative energies like the evil eye. Sage enhances mental clarity, intuition, and balances chakras.

Our broken sage leaves are sourced from ethical tea company which purchases it from farmers in Anatolia, Turkey. It is torn/broken instead of cut, allowing it to stay fresher longer. Our herbs are not repackaged in a commercial kitchen and therefore are not considered safe for consumption. They are sold for spiritual purposes only. A 10g bag is roughly equivalent to two tablespoons. You must contact us in order to place wholesale orders, and they will take longer to fulfill. All our prices are inclusive of sales tax in Canada. All items ship from our booth at the 400 Market in Innisfil.

Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Salvia
Species: S. officinalis
Alt names: Broadleaf sage, Common sage, Culinary sage, Dalmation sage, Garden sage, Golden sage, Kitchen sage, Meadow sage, Salbei, Salfige, Salvatrix, Salvia, Salvie, Salvige, Sauge, Sawge, Small leaf sage, True sage
Parts used: Leaves
Consituents: borneol, camphor, cineol, esters, pinene, resin, salvene, tannin, thujone
Chakra: Throat
Energy: Receptive
Number: 5
Zodiac: Taurus, Sagittarius, Aquarius, Pisces
Planet: Jupiter, Mercury
Element: Air
Day: Thursday
Tarot: Emperor
Deities & Spirits: Ancestors, Athena, Gaia, Rhiannon, Jupiter, Zeus
Warnings: Sage can be harmful if consumed very excessively or over prolonged periods, leading to symptoms such as restlessness, vomiting, vertigo, tremors, and seizures. It is not recommended during pregnancy and should be avoided by individuals prone to convulsions. There may be some risk of neurotoxic effects of thujone found in Salvia extracts.
Medicine: Antiseptic, Astringent, Anti-inflammatory, Carminative, Febrifuge, Stimulant, Tonic, Vasodilator. Used for dyspepsia and afflictions of the mouth and throat.
Powers: Animal protection, Balance, Clearing the mind, Comfort, Consecration, Divination, Energy-raising, Fairy magic, Familial luck, Freedom from fear, Grounding, Guidance, Harmony, Healing, Longevity, Mental well-being, Peace, Preventing witchcraft from being used on. you, Protection from storms, Psychic protection, Spirits, Spirituality, Wisdom, Wishes