Is Russian Sage Edible? - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by ddjjrr5
August 2, 1999
Is russian sage as other sages, used as herbs in cooking?

Answer from NGA
August 2, 1999
Actually Russian Sage is neither Russian nor sage! It is Perovskia atriplicifolia, a native of Afghanistan. True sages belong to the Salvia family. Russian sage is actually POISONOUS. Just as well -- the strong camphor scent/flavor wouldn't taste good anyway!

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