Lamiaceae (Former: Labiatae)
Common Sage; Garden Sage; Meadow Sage; Scarlet Sage; True Sage
Sore Throat and Canker Sore Remedy; Treatment for indigestion, colic, and fevers; Used externally as a lotion for wounds
Salvia officinalis is an aromatic, evergreen perennial, growing up to 2 feet tall, with 1.5-2 inches long leaves that are wooly, oval shaped, and grayish. The violet-blue flowers are arranged on the ends of squarish stems and branches. Contains thujone in essential oil.