Common Sage 3 (4") Pots. Common sage, Salvia officinalis, is a Mediterranean herb in the mint family.It’s used fresh or dried by cooks and herbalists around the world, and its flavor has been described as astringent, and sweet/bitter.You may know it best from its role in flavoring traditional turkey stuffing. The leaves are also used in homeopathic preparations. Full/Part Sun. Grown with organic practices. Pesticide Free.