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September 14, 2012 / martinezyoga

Wake Up! Smell the…

Sage – Salvia officinalis

Aroma – Fresh, strong, warm, herbaceous, camphoraceous

Parts Used – Dried leaves

Extraction Method – Steam distillation

Therapeutic Properties – Anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiseptic, astringent, digestive, stomachic, tonic

Interesting Facts – The generic term Salvia is derived from the Latin salvare, meaning ‘to save’, which refers to its medicinal properties.

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