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Are Sage Seeds Edible?

Both of my sage plants bloomed. What's now left projecting from the plant are dried up stalks with little black seeds in brown seed heads/capsules. I am familiar with using dried sage leaves from the grocery store, but not the seeds. Are they edible? How to prepare for cooking?


Hardiness Zone: 8a

Holly from Richardson, TX

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June 4, 20080 found this helpful

I've never heard of eating the seeds but check out this site http://www.smal … rm.com/herbs.htm
Most of the time when looking up an herb it would tell you if the seeds are used, if you don't see it, then its not.

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September 15, 20080 found this helpful

i wouldnt eat the seeds.....cut your plants back, they will grow nice again in about 1 or 2 weeks""

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April 14, 20150 found this helpful

They are edible and looks like they are similar to chia seeds. https://plants. … pdf/cs_saap2.pdf

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July 10, 20170 found this helpful

our 6 (free range) chickens go nana for eating sage seeds...its like kids getting candy.

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