Sage / Common Sage
Synonyms: Kitchen sage, Garden sage, Dalmatian sage
Common Sage (Salvia officinalis) is believed to come from southern Europe and belongs to the family Lamiaceae. It is about 20-70 cm high and especially grown in Germany, USA and Central America.
The flavor of sage's essential oil is mainly based on cineole, camphor and thujone.
Sage extracts are capable of reducing auto oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids, which means, sage has antioxidant properties.
Nutrients of sage
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More nutrients of sage
Here you can find a list, which spices / herbs to use with a particular dish.
Books on Amazon
- The New Book of Salvias: Sages for Every Garden
- Little Herb Gardens: Simple Secrets for Glorious Gardens
- Your Backyard Herb Garden: A Gardener's Guide
- Herbs & Spices: The Cook's Reference
- The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity