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All You Need To Know About What Does Salvia Smell Like

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:10 pm    Post subject: All You Need To Know About What Does Salvia Smell Like Reply with quote

Sage is more than an ordinary evergreen shrub in your garden; it is a gold mine in medicine and culinary sector. Sage is scientifically known as Salvia Officinalis is a common plant in the USA, Bosnia, and Albania. It is one of the easiest plants to grow in your garden because it does not need exceptional care.

Most people know sage for its medicinal properties such as treating digestive problems, dental health, respiratory complication, and skin problems such as acne. Patients who suffer from memory loss, depression, and anxiety find sage to be very therapeutic. It is also a secret tool for nursing mothers to reduce excessive milk flow, used to reduce menstrual pain, and women who are at menopause used it to lower hot flashes.

​The medical field is not the only area that sage is prominent because it also does wonders in our kitchen. If you love the aroma of mint, then you are going the smell of sage because they belong to the same family. Fresh sage can be used in salad toppings to bring the sweet natural aroma and flavor or used as an enhancer to improve the taste and intensify the flavor of any meat.

Most Popular Type of Sage

1. Garden sage: The soft leaves and silver green color are the identities of this plant. It is the most common type of Sage in our gardens because of its culinary benefits, and also it is low maintenance, and it can also stand the different climate changes.

2. ​Purple Sage: This purple colored plant is less bushy and smaller compared to garden sage. It is grown mostly for ornamental purposes, and if you want a colorful garden, then you ought to consider this plant.

3. Pineapple sage: This perennial flower is recognized more for its medicinal purposes. It has tubular red flowers that attract natureís finest such as butterflies and hummingbirds but is not the reason this type of Sage is unique; it has anti-anxiety and anti-depressant properties.

​4. Golden Sage: This plant is delicate and requires protection during winter, but if it is already established it can flourish after winter. It does not have culinary or medicinal significance, but it is an excellent ornamental plant. A blend of golden and purple sage will give your garden an ultimate look.

5. Tobacco Sage: This is one of the most interesting types of sage because it can cause hallucinations when used. Its medicinal property enables it to treat patients with respiratory complications such a sinuses, but it is restricted to nursing mothers because it suppresses breast milk production.

6. Cleaveland Sage: Itís hard to miss the scent of this plant because it has a strong scent. Although it has medicinal properties, most people who grow this type of sage use it for culinary purposes to enhance the flavor and aroma of their foods.

7. Berggarten Sage: This is a hybrid that does not flower, but it gives big green leaves that are awesome for culinary purposes.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Only the common, Garden Sage grows for us. I have one growing in very poor, well drained soil by the gate.

I have a Pineapple Sage in the greenhouse, fingers crossed it survives the winter inside. But I'm not holding my breath!

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