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Sage is the dried leaf of Salvia officinalis. It is a hardy sub-shrub. Stems are white, wooly, 32-60 cm tall, leaves are greyish green, aromatic, petiolate, oblong, 7-8 cm long. On drying, leaves turns silvery grey with soft velvety texture. The flowers are blue, purple, or white in simple racemes. 


Indian name for Sage:

Hindi : Salvia, Sefakus Malayalam : Salvi tulasi Bengali :Bui tulasi Panjabi :Sathi

Foreign name for Sage:

Arabic : Mayameeah Chineese : Shu wei cao Czech :Salvej Dutch :Salie French :Sauge German :Salbei Italian :Salvia Spanish :Salvia


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