Salvia officinalis

Salvia officinalis, commonly known as sage, is a perennial herb in the mint family (Lamiaceae) that is native to the Mediterranean region. It is widely cultivated for its culinary and medicinal uses. Sage is known for its aromatic leaves, which are used as a culinary herb to flavor a variety of dishes, including meats, stuffing, and sauces. In addition to its culinary applications, sage is also used in traditional herbal medicine for its potential health benefits, such as its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.