Sage

Sage is called the sacred herb. (Image: The Epoch Times)

Sage: The Holy Herb

In the plant world, the salvia family (which is literally “rat-tail-grass” in Chinese) includes nearly 1,000 species. The great numbers of both reflect the inherent vitality. Salvia is the largest genus of plants in the Lamiaceae family, which consists of…

Sage (Salvia officinalis) is a small, compact shrub that is native to the hills of Croatia, Dalmatia, and along the Mediterranean Coast to Spain. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Sage: The Herb of Wisdom

Sage (Salvia officinalis) is a small, compact shrub that is native to the hills of Croatia, Dalmatia, and along the Mediterranean Coast to Spain. In the wild, it can be found growing around limestone rock formations, preferring rocky alkaline soils.…

During the Warring States Period in a place called Qi, there once lived an extraordinary woman called Wu Yan. (Image:  wikimedia  /  CC0 1.0)

More Chinese Sages in History

The Sage of Calligraphy, Wang Xizhi Wang Xizhi was the most famous calligrapher in Chinese history. His work Preface to the Poems Collected from the Orchid Pavilion is among the best known pieces of calligraphy in Chinese history. He created…

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Chinese Sages in History

‘The Great Sage,’ Confucius Confucius was born in the Lu state in the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history (771-476 B.C.). His real name was Kong Qiu, despite founding an influential system of beliefs based on his more well-known…

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Sage: The Holy Herb

In the plant world, the salvia family (which is literally “rat-tail-grass” in Chinese) includes nearly 1,000 species. The great numbers of both reflect the inherent vitality. Salvia is the largest…

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Sage: The Herb of Wisdom

Sage (Salvia officinalis) is a small, compact shrub that is native to the hills of Croatia, Dalmatia, and along the Mediterranean Coast to Spain. In the wild, it can be…

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More Chinese Sages in History

The Sage of Calligraphy, Wang Xizhi Wang Xizhi was the most famous calligrapher in Chinese history. His work Preface to the Poems Collected from the Orchid Pavilion is among the…

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Chinese Sages in History

‘The Great Sage,’ Confucius Confucius was born in the Lu state in the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history (771-476 B.C.). His real name was Kong Qiu, despite founding…

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An Ailment Worth Having

Let’s listen to this dialogue between a physician and his patient in ancient China.