Pineapple Sage Plants - Organic

Pineapple Sage Plants - Organic
Depression & anxiety, nervous system, digestion, heartburn and general tonic.
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Pineapple sage literally smells like pineapple - it is so delicious!

The flowers are reminiscent of Honeysuckle and make a colourful addition to salads, fruit cocktails or any garnish. They can be sugared and used to garnish cakes or cookie platters.

Fresh sprigs of pineapple sage can be added to cold drinks and fruit salads. The fresh or dried leaves will give a sage-like aroma to pork dishes.

Medicinal: Pineapple sage has anti-depressant and anti-anxiety properties and will balance the nervous system. Pineapple sage can also benefit digestion, heartburn and is a general tonic.

Other Traditional uses:

  • Mexican traditional medicine uses it to provide relief from the ailments of central nervous system such as anxiety.
  • In Mexico, the plant is used for healing purposes and lowers blood pressure.
  • This herb calms the nervous system, serves as a tonic, improves digestive system and treats heartburn.
  • It is also used to treat depression.
  • This herb is used to treat snake bites, infection, eye problems, epilepsy, memory loss, intoxication, intestinal problems and worms.
  • In ancient Greece, it is also used as an aphrodisiac.
  • Herbalists believe that it possess an adaptogenic properties.

Pineapple sage is frost tender and in cold climates, will die back in winter. Prune it back at the beginning of spring. It needs full sun, well-drained soil and is a good container plant. The red flowers are attractive to Sugar birds. Use pineapple sage in the center of beds and at the back of beds, where it will not hide other plants.

Part used: The leaves and flowers.

Organically grown in a recycled or compostable pot.