White Sage Leaf (Whole) Available in 1 OZ, 1/4 LB, 1/2 LB, 1 LB.
Description: White Sage is a hardy perennial evergreen shrub, belonging to the Labiateae (Lamiaceae) family. It has has small white flowers and dense tiny soft white hairs on its highly aromatic leaves and stems. White sage is considered sacred and is used to make smudge sticks, that when burned, are believed to cleanse a space of any evil spirits or negative energies that may be present.
Origin: United States
Other Names: Cudweed
Part Used: Leaf
Culinary Uses: Sage enhances pork, lamb, meats, sausages, beans, and in poultry and game stuffings. Chopped leaves flavor salads, pickles, and cheese.
Medicinal Uses: White sage has been used as a remedy for poison oak. It is also used as an external treatment, and areas affected by poison oak are generously bathed in the same solution.
Precautions and Adverse Reactions: Sage should not be used during pregnancy. Not recommended for long term use.