Artemisia spp. This dried herb is closely associated with tribal beliefs and traditions of Native Americans in the Northern Plains. It is the most popular Native botanical across North America. There are many varieties of Sage. Ours is locally harvested in South Dakota, selected by hand and dried to keep the essential oils intact.
Scientists have observed that sage can clear up to 94 percent of airborne bacteria in a space and disinfect the air. When sage is burned, it releases negative ions, which is linked to putting people into a positive mood. The Latin word for sage-salvia stems from the word heal.