Tidbits of information:

Sage: used it on pork

Spanish Sage: has been said that it improves memory.

White Sage: kills airborne germs, by burning the leaves.  Native Americans use this for what is called “smudging” ceremonies.  White sage is used widely as a natural disinfectant.  It’s been said that inhaling a fresh bundle of white sage can loosen mucous and congestion.

Uses outside the kitchen:

Keeping cool with sage: rub the leave between your fingers and take a whiff: this herb has been shown to help reduce perspiration odor and help ease hot flashes.

 

Note: if you are allergic to this product, first look for the ‘other’ names that sage can go by and check the ingredients listing on food and your pharmacy items, including any medications.