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Unique Foods: Greek Sage

15.07.2017 in Gastronomy

The unique foods of Greece and their health benefits: Aromatic Greek Sage Since ancient times, the Greeks had realized how precious the gifts of Mother Nature were. The Mediterranean climate along with the geological formations of the country created a fertile ground where an abundance of wild herbs and plants could grow. About 1800 endemic species that grow on Greek soil have certified medicinal properties and this month we look at one of the most popular of all – Greek Sage! “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” –Hippocrates Greek Sage (Salvia Fruticosa) ORIGIN AND TRAITS Common sage (Salvia Officinalis) is…