Sassy Sage/The Big Mike Issue

I'm so pumped about this week's topic of sage! Clary sage and Common sage, really are the best herbs for early fall. This issue, we'll explore both varities and thier many uses.

Fresh sage, with it's unique"green" & spicy, almost minty flavor, lends itself perfectly in an aromatic harvest soup or cup of tea, to warm you on those chilly autumn evenings.

Clary sage, with it's many antiseptic qualities and wonderful sweet and nutty scent, is perfect for making your own disinfecting all-purpose cleaners and adding to your diffusers to cleanse the air and put you at ease.

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Before we get started, I thought it would be helpful to go over the differences between Common Sage  (link to Richard Whelan herbal information)  (Salvia Officinalis) (link to wiki) and Clary Sage (link to Medical News today) (Salvia Sclarea) (link to wiki). Both are from the same mint family  Lamiaceae, and of the same Genus of Salvia, ( from the Latin, meaning to save).  Each are used medicinally and have essential oils extracted for aromatic uses, as well as health benefits. The list of these benefits and the aroma of each type of sage is quite different, though.

For a quick comparison please use the handy graphic I created for the uses and benefits of each sage or for more in depth info, try the 2 links to each type of sage. (above) The scientific names link to Wiki. The commmon names link to sites I found extremely knowledgable on each species. I've already mentioned the differences between their aromas in my opening paragraph for you.

I hope that you find this information useful, as I know I discovered even more helpful knowledge, myself, as I researched all this for you. And, yes, I do extensive research to back up my own personal findings with some current scientific or medically researched data. Of course, with most herbal information, it has been well documented through the centuries, from the Ancient Chinese, Indian Ayurvedic, Ancient Egyptian, etc. that all herbs contain something useful for something! A lot of the things I've been using for years, not knowing exactly why, but definitely knowing the benificial outcomes. Like drinking certain teas, because my grandmother said it was good for a belly ache, and she was always right.

Gosh, I miss my Grammy. She was so wise about all of Mother Nature's gifts. She taught me more than any other person in my life and it was all useful and true. From how to weed tomatoes, mend a sock or mend a broken heart to what tea to drink for the flu or a tummy ache, how to fix the leaky faucet and what to eat for "other leaks". An answer for everything was usually growing in the backyard or in preservation in the house somewhere. She made it through the depression and a war. She taught me how to survive off the land. This is the kind of information I wish to hand down to you. The stuff that sticks with you when you need it. So you and our planet can become more

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Big Mike

This week, as I was researching sage for this blog, I realized that Big Mike, our CEO here at NOB (also my life partner) is a HUGE sage fan! We often use Clary Sage in the diffuser at night to relax and to cleanse any negative energies from the day.

Mike also uses Pure Haven's men's line, which is mostly sented in Clary Sage and Vetiver. It really does have a nice clean kind of masculine aroma. I really love the way Mike smells after a shower. Before we started using organic and all natural products, after his shower, I would get headaches and sometimes even feel nauseated by the chemical smell. It even seems to affect my mood when I'm in constant contact with unnatural fragrances. Pure essential oils not only don't make me feel terrible, they actually make me feel better. For me it only makes sense to choose my scents, sensibly. 🙂

Just one more step to a more

Naturally Organically Beautiful You!
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Let's take a peek at Mike's workout on the Bowflex...

Unlike Basil and some other herbs, when properly dried, sage retains all its active properties.

This video by Khang Starr has all you need to know about drying, propegating and general care of the plants. I hope you'll give some herb gardening a try!

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