The name Sage comes from the Latin word "salvus", which means "in good health", "which saves" and "officinalis", which is an allusion to its known therapeutic benefits. The Chinese would willingly trade their famous tea for sage. Bees love its nectar!
Sea buckthorn has been used for thousands of years in Asian and Ayurvedic medicine, notably to heal wounds, burns and other skin irritations. Sea buckthorn is also used for its long roots to restore ecological balance and limit soil erosion.
Stevia has been used for centuries in American Indian folk medicine. The Guarani Indians called it "ka'a eirete" which can be translated as "like honey leaf". Stevia is characterized by its very potent sweetening properties.