Sage (Salvia)

SAGE
(Salvia officinallis)
A.K.A.
Garden Sage, Common Sage, Golden Sage, Kitchen sage, True Sage,
Culinary Sage, Dalmatian Sage, and Broadleaf Sage

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Silvia_officinalis-FlowersSage in Bloom

Sage is a perennial, evergreen with woody stems. The leaves are grayish and the flowers can range in color from blue to purplish.

Silvia_officinalis-leavesSage Leaves

Distribution:
Native to the Mediterranean, it has been naturalized in many other places throughout the world and aside from it’s culinary and medical uses is used as an ornamental garden plant in modern times.

Conditions of Poisoning:
Ingestion

Toxic Principle:
Thujone: is a chemical when ingested can trigger seizures. The amount of thujone will carry with the species of plant, time of harvest, growing conditions and other factors.

Clinical Symptoms:
Reactions to ingestion of this plant can include  tremors or shaking of the muscles, seizures, collapse, and possibly coma and death.

IMMEDIATELY SEE YOUR VET FOR TREATMENT OPTIONS
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 Lone Star English Setter Club provides this information
as a partial reference of the potential poisons that could harm your dog.
We are not veterinarian’s and DO NOT provide medical help.

 If you think that your animal is ill or may have ingested a poisonous substance,
contact your local veterinarian or
the ASPCA’s 24-hour emergency poisoning hotline directly

 1-888-426-4435