Sage Organic Powder

Sage Organic Powder

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Sage is a Mediterranean herb renowned for its woody, aromatic properties and sharp flavor.

In the U.S., sage is known as the “thanksgiving herb” considered essential for flavorful roasted turkey and stuffing. However, sage is a wonderful companion to many other foods, including sausage, chicken, fish and lamb, as well as rice, pasta and cheese dishes.

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a.
quick look

information at a glance
approximate cups to one pound8
originitaly
active compoundsFlavonoid glycosides, tannic acid, caffeic acid, fumaric acid, carnosol, nicotinamide.
plant part usedleaf
processingpowder
agricultureorganic

b.
buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips
storage tipsStore in a sealed container in a cool, dry location.
appearance & aromaLight green, fine powder with a warm, earthy fragrance.

c.
uses

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cosmeticApply ground sage directly to minor wounds as a first aid powder. A paste of sage powder and water may also be applied to the skin or gums.
culinaryUse to make tea, alone or in combination with other herbs. Sage is also used to flavor fish, poultry, vegetables, rice, potatoes and cheese.
aromaticAdd to incense blends.

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d.
flavor profile

powdered
sage

Savory with a peppery note. Goes well with many other herbs, including garlic, rosemary and thyme.

e.
formulas & recipes

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sage

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f.
what else you should know

powdered
sage

Common sage is a member of the mint family that is native to the Mediterranean, where the herb was well known to the ancient Greeks and Romans. In addition to using the leaf as food and flavoring, the first century Greek physician Dioscorides and the Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder wrote extensively of the herb’s therapeutic qualities. There is also evidence to indicate that the sage was used by the ancient Egyptians to address infertility.

Sage also has a long history of use in Europe, evidence by its place of reverence in many old herbals. Gerard, for instance, had this to say about the herb: "Sage is singularly good for the head and brain, it quickeneth the senses and memory, strengtheneth the sinews, restoreth health to those that have the palsy, and taketh away shakey trembling of the members."

Today, sage is best known as a culinary herb. As the star seasoning for roasted turkey and sage and onion stuffing, the herb is strongly associated with the American Thanksgiving holiday.



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