Sage Prices In South Africa

What is Sage?

Salvia officinalis, the common sage or just sage, is a perennial, evergreen subshrub, with woody stems, grayish leaves, and blue to purplish flowers.


Sage Prices In South Africa


What is sage good for?

People commonly use sage for memory and thinking skills, high cholesterol, and symptoms of menopause.

It is also used for pain after surgery, lung cancer, sore throat, sunburn, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

Is sage edible?

The stems, leaves, and flowers of common sage are edible. For perennial growers in the warmest regions, they are available for harvesting year-round.

Some folks like to pinch growing tips regularly to keep plants from flowering, claiming it results in better leaf flavor

Is boiling sage safe?

To avoid any health risks, you should limit yourself to 3 to 6 cups of sage tea per day. The amount of sage in tea and other foods is considered safe.

However, sage contains a constituent called thujone, which can cause seizures and other adverse effects.