Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Sage (Salvia officinalis), a familiar pot-herb belonging to the genus Labiatae (q.v.) which includes many species with showy flowers well known in our flower-garden. The woolly leaves of the sage have an aromatic bitter taste, and are used in the preparation of force-meat or "stuffing" for pork or geese.

“Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God – this is your spiritual act of worship.”
Romans 12:1