White Sage / Salvia apiana

sacred Native American sage used for purification and
spiritual rituals. Discover its captivating scent and its benefits

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Native American Sage: Purity and Tradition

Native American Sage: Purity and Tradition

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Immerse yourself in the heart of Native American heritage with our authentic Salvia apiana, or white sage, cultivated with respect for ancestral traditions. Our white sage, known for its central role in purification rituals, is a symbol of healing and spiritual renewal. At LEGBA, we offer you real white sage, carefully harvested to guarantee its purity and effectiveness.

Our Salvia apiana plants, raised without phytosanitary products in our greenhouse, embody the resilience and adaptability of white sage, thriving in arid conditions while preserving their purifying and medicinal properties. Rich in caryophyllene and camphor, our Native American sage is a treasure trove of benefits, used not only in spiritual ceremonies but also for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.

Rooted in the cultural practices of Native American tribes, LEGBA White Sage is a bridge to understanding the mysteries of nature and spirit. It symbolizes the connection between the physical and spiritual world, providing a path to purification, mental clarity and well-being. Our commitment to responsible and sustainable white sage cultivation ensures that each leaf carries within it the essence of ancestral wisdom.

Discover the richness of white sage at LEGBA, where each plant is a tribute to the force of nature and the heritage of the people who revered it. Embrace ancient traditions with our Salvia apiana, and let nature guide your path to balance and serenity.

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Detailed Description and Benefits

Salvia apiana, or white sage, is a perennial plant native to the deserts of the southwest United States. Revered by indigenous peoples for its purifying properties, it is used in energy cleansing ceremonies to remove negative energies and promote healing. Beyond its spiritual importance, Native American sage is appreciated for its medicinal virtues, notably its antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and relaxing effects.

History and Traditions:
Salvia apiana plays a central role in the cultural and spiritual practices of many Native American tribes. Used in cleansing rituals, healing ceremonies and prayers, white sage is considered sacred, capable of connecting the physical world with the spiritual world and facilitating communication with the divine.

Medicinal Properties:
Rich in active compounds such as caryophyllene and camphor, Salvia apiana has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, useful for treating various skin, respiratory and digestive conditions. It is also used to relieve stress and promote restful sleep.

How to cultivate it? Growing guide

Salvia apiana is a hardy plant that thrives in arid conditions, reflecting its desert origins. This white sage is able to withstand negative temperatures, provided the humidity is almost zero, making it an ideal candidate for various garden environments.

In the LEGBA greenhouse , our Salvia apiana plants are grown with particular care, without the use of phytosanitary products. We use exclusively pure water and beneficial insects to maintain a healthy ecosystem and promote natural growth.

When growing white sage in pots, it is crucial to pay attention to sun exposure. Black pots, in particular, can lead to overheating and excessive dehydration of the plant. To prevent this risk, place your sage in a place where it will benefit from light without being exposed directly to the most intense rays of the sun.

To stimulate rooting naturally, the use of mycorrhizae is strongly recommended. These beneficial fungi form a symbiosis with the plant's roots, improving nutrient and water absorption, which is particularly useful for plants like Salvia apiana that thrive in drier conditions.

Watering and Maintenance:
Water the Salvia apiana moderately, ensuring that the soil is well drained to avoid excess moisture. Light pruning after flowering not only maintains the shape of the plant but also encourages more abundant flowering the following year.

By integrating these specific growing practices, you will ensure the health and vitality of your Salvia apiana, while benefiting from its exceptional aesthetic and medicinal qualities.

Did you know? (Discover exciting stories!)

Salvia apiana, or Native American sage, is woven into the very fabric of North American indigenous cultures, where it is considered a sacred plant. Its use goes well beyond the simple purification ritual; it is also a pillar in healing, passage and celebration ceremonies. According to traditions, Native American sage has the power to connect the physical world to the spiritual world, facilitating communication with ancestors and nature spirits.

It is said that during visioning ceremonies, shamans burned sage to protect the spiritual traveler from negative influences and to attract spirit guides. In certain rites of passage, such as the transition from childhood to adulthood, sage smoke was used to symbolically mark the transition, purifying the individual and paving the way for a new phase of life.

Native American sage also plays a role in traditional healing practices, where it is used to cleanse the aura of patients, removing illness not only from the body but also from the mind and soul. It is often used before and after healing rituals to purify the space and participants, creating an environment conducive to restoring balance and health.

Beyond its spiritual and medicinal applications, Salvia apiana is also a symbol of resilience and adaptation, thriving in arid conditions where few other plants can survive. This resilient character has inspired many legends among indigenous people, with sage often seen as a teacher, showing how to thrive in the face of adversity.

These stories and traditions surrounding Salvia apiana attest to its deep and respected place in indigenous cultures, highlighting its importance far beyond its physical properties, as a vital link between Man, Earth and the Spiritual.


Q: Can Salvia apiana be used in cooking?
A: Although primarily used for its spiritual properties and
medicinally, certain parts of the plant can be used with
precaution in the kitchen.

Q: How do I harvest Native American sage?
A: To harvest, carefully cut off any leaves or branches, being careful not to damage the parent plant.

Further information

Although Salvia apiana is widely recognized for its benefits, it
It is important to approach its use with respect and knowledge.
Consult a specialist before using it for medicinal purposes,
especially internally.

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