A European perennial mint with grayish-green aromatic leaves.
- Topical antiseptic for skin care and wound healing.
- Orally (via a tea or infusion in water) as a carminative
- As a spasmolytic, i.e.: suppresses muscle spasms.
- The leaves and tops of young shoots yield an oil, which are carminative
- Flavouring for foods.
common sage, garden sage, kitchen sage.