Sage is very low in Cholesterol and Sodium. It's also a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Thiamin and Copper, and a great source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Folate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium and Manganese.
Amount per serving
|Calories :346||Calories from Fat :|
|Calcium ||18 %|
The Latin name for Sage, salvia, means "to heal". Over the centuries Sage has been recommended as a cure for almost every ailment imaginable.
The sage plant came originally from the Mediterranean region. American's use of sage sprung from earlier medicinal uses, particularly the application of sage to rich foods to facilitate digestion.
There are scores of fascinating legends concerning sage - enough to warrant a 400-page book on the herb some 300 years ago. Sage has been credited with the ability to do everything from improving one's memory to achieving immortality.