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Is Sage a herb or spice?
Similarly one may ask, what is the herb sage used for?
Sage is an herb. The leaf is used to make medicine. Sage is used for digestive problems, including loss of appetite, gas (flatulence), stomach pain (gastritis), diarrhea, bloating, and heartburn.
One may also ask, what is Sage herb called in India? Sage is a shrubby perennial herb of the mint family native to the Mediterranean.
|Binomial name||Salvia officinalis|
Also asked, what is the taste of sage?
This herb, native to the Mediterranean, is sweet and somewhat bitter, with a pine-like flavor and aroma. It's also often described as having eucalyptus and citrus notes. Sage can be found and used fresh or dried and ground, though as with most herbs, the fresh leaves offer considerably more flavor.
What is Sage made out of?
Sage, (Salvia officinalis), also called common sage or garden sage, aromatic herb of the mint family (Lamiaceae) cultivated for its pungent leaves. Sage is native to the Mediterranean region and is used fresh or dried as a flavouring in many foods, particularly in stuffings for poultry and pork and in sausages.