Sage - High Desert Sage Artemisia tridentata (aka Mountain Sage) - from Western USA comes in the stem form and off the stem.
This is the traditional desert sage used in Native American incense. Often confused with white sage, which was used primarily by southwestern tribes for use during sweat lodges and as a cleansing incense.
High desert sage has a wonderful cleansing, herbaceous aroma with some underlying fruity notes to it.
Synonyms: basin sagebrush, big sagebrush, common sage, sagebrush
Origin: northern temperate regions, South America, South Africa
Parts Used: dried leaves
Aroma Description: herbaceous aroma with slight underlying fruity notes
Emotional Attributes: cleansing/purifying, strengthening, creativity
Cosmetic Uses: used in sachets, powders
Culinary Uses: none known
Medicinal Attributes: bitter, warming herb that improves digestion and liver function, relaxes spasms, and destroys intestinal worms
Element Association: Air
Magical Associations: protection, dreams
Astrological Association: Virgo, Pisces, Sagittarius, Capricorn
Planetary Association: Jupiter, Saturn
Season: Spring, Summer
Aromatic Note: Base to Middle note
Essential Oil: none known
Mixes Well With: bay laurel, burgundy pitch, cedar, copal, hyssop, juniper, lavender, lemon grass, marjoram, mastic, mugwort, pine, rosemary, sage-white, sweet grass, thyme, lemon peel, orange peel, etc.
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Per oz. (28 grams) $4.50
Per 4 oz. (112 grams) $14.00
Per pound (448 grams) $44.00