common sage

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Synonyms for common sage

shrubby plant with aromatic greyish-green leaves used as a cooking herb

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Sage is an evergreen shrub and common sage, (salvia officinalis), is the one usually used for cooking, although varieties with more colourful foliage can also be used.
officinalis, or common sage, was said by Gerard to be "singular good for the head and braine; it quickneth the senses and memory.
And work at Newcastle General Hospital suggests that common sage taken in the form of an oil slowed down memory loss in patients with Alzheimer's Disease.