Color Pairing | Sage + Tangerine

Sage + Tangerine

Sage tends to calm the energetic nature of Tangerine and together they create a combination that’s earthy, fun, and comforting. Here are a few bits of information about Sage and Tangerine.

  • Some people say sage fragrance induces sleep.
  • Sage is native to the northern Mediterranean coast.
  • Attractive to bees, it produces an aromatic honey.
  • Sage infusions have been used to color silver hair.
  • Sage tops yield a yellow-buff color to wool.



  • This orange fruit is an excellent remedy for depression and the winter Blues.
  • Its cheerful color and has a beneficial effect on the body and calms the nervous system.
  • Tangerines were first grown in Palatka, Florida.
  • In the 1800s, they received the name “tangerine” because they were imported through the city of Tangier in Morocco.
  • Darker oranges offer a sense of comfort; some are spicy, some are earthy.
  • Lighter oranges are soothing and healthy.


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