Alan Chadwick a Gardener of Souls

Lecture by Alan Chadwick in New Market, Virginia, 1979


Lecture 20.1, Herb Study: Salvia, Sage, Part 1

An Introduction to Alan Chadwick's Lectures and a Glossary of Terms



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All parts of the sage plant are usable. It likes full sun and thrives among rocks with good drainage and dry soil. In damp areas it will survive, but will not be potent in its juices. Propagated from seed, strikes, and root offsets. Garden sage is primarily culinary. Other species are better for medicine. Clary Sage is useful for eye problems. As a tea, sage helps with digestion, to quell unnatural desires, to restore normal virility, to balance fevers, as a vermifuge, and as a throat remedy. (12:12)



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