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Wild Edible Plant

Salvia Officinalis


Family: Lamiaceae
English Common Name: Sage
Arabic Name: قصعين


  • Dry banks and stony places, usually in limestone areas and often where there is very little soil .
  • Cannot grow in the shade, requires dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought .
  • Southern Europe to Asia Minor but grows also in the US.

Indigenous Knowledge

  • To relieve stomach and G.I. discomforts.


Cooking Tips

Edible Parts: Leaves
Modes of Consumption: Leaves and flowers are eaten raw or cooked; A herb tea is made from the fresh or dried leaves.

Sage Herbal Tea
Stuffed Sage Leaves
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