Organically cultivated in the fertile land near the town of Agrinio, Western Greece. Upon flowering Sage leaves are handpicked, air dried, crushed and selected for packaging. Their flavor & aroma is so strong it will travel your senses in the Mediterranean countryside, while their high concentration of essential oils guarantee you will get all the health benefits. Sage has for generations been listed as one of the essential herbs, along with parsley, rosemary and thyme. It has a savory, slightly peppery flavor. It appears in many European cuisines, notably Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cookery. In British and American cooking, it is traditionally served as sage and onion stuffing, an accompaniment to roast turkey or chicken at Christmas or Thanksgiving day. It is used for respiratory ailments like asthma and alleviating nasal discharge associated with upper respiratory infections. Sage leaves are crushed in boiling water and the fumes are inhaled.