Sage has enjoyed a high reputation as a health giver ever since antiquity. The learned 17Th Century diarist J. Evelyn wrote; “Tis a plant indeed with so many properties.” Sage has been used externally for lotions and cleansing of wounds. Soothing sore muscles and as a nervine. which means: soothing the nerves. Historically, Native Americans used the leaves to stop bleeding. Grown organically in our garden here on Tierra Sol Farm.