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Sage (High Desert/Desert) - West USA

Sage (High Desert/Desert)  - West USA
Item# Sage HD
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Sage (High Desert/Desert)  - West USA
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.

Family: Asteraceae

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) $17.00
Per 1/2 pound (224 grams) $32.00
Per pound (448 grams) $60.00