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'''Sage''' is a herb used by [[centaur]]s, along with [[Mallowsweet]], to assist in their stargazing. They burnt the herb and observed the flames and fumes.
 
'''Sage''' is a herb used by [[centaur]]s, along with [[Mallowsweet]], to assist in their stargazing. They burnt the herb and observed the flames and fumes.
   
==Behind the Scenes==
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==Behind the scenes==
 
*Salvia and "sage" are derived from the Latin salvere (to save), referring to the healing properties long attributed to the various Salvia species. Modern evidence shows possible uses as an antisweating agent, antibiotic, antifungal, astringent, antispasmodic, estrogenic, hypoglycemic, and tonic.<ref>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvia_officinalis#Uses</ref>
 
*Salvia and "sage" are derived from the Latin salvere (to save), referring to the healing properties long attributed to the various Salvia species. Modern evidence shows possible uses as an antisweating agent, antibiotic, antifungal, astringent, antispasmodic, estrogenic, hypoglycemic, and tonic.<ref>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvia_officinalis#Uses</ref>
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]] {{1st}}''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' {{1st}}
   
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 17:01, July 11, 2012

Sage
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Usage

Used by centaurs to assist in their stargazing

Sage is a herb used by centaurs, along with Mallowsweet, to assist in their stargazing. They burnt the herb and observed the flames and fumes.

Behind the scenes

  • Salvia and "sage" are derived from the Latin salvere (to save), referring to the healing properties long attributed to the various Salvia species. Modern evidence shows possible uses as an antisweating agent, antibiotic, antifungal, astringent, antispasmodic, estrogenic, hypoglycemic, and tonic.[1]

Appearances

References

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