Sage is a herb that we all know and mostly use in the kitchen. It has a fine stalk and leaves which are grayish green in color and it’s flower is violet.
The plant originates from Europe, but it can grow anywhere. There are 4 types of sage. It was used to treat various diseases and conditions even in the past. It’s abundant in various antibacterial enzymes, bitter compounds, saponins, estrogen, vitamin B and C, essential oils, potassium and numerous other minerals that can improve our complete health.
Here, we’re presenting you the main health benefits of this herb:
- Improves circulation
- Balances the nervous system
- Relieves fatigue
- Has powerful astringent properties
- Is excellent against anemia
- Relieve many digestive problems like for example diarrhea
- Regulates the blood sugar levels
- Relieves menopausal symptoms
- Heals ulcers and sores
- Treats fluid retention and cystitis
- Protects the vaginal mucosa
- Cures most oral problems
- Sage is also known as “women’s grass” because it alleviates the menstrual problems
- It possesses strong antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.
It can help you against these conditions:
Treats throat and gum problems
Prepare some sage tea. Leave it to cool down and use it to gargle 3 times a day so that you can relieve throat infections and gum diseases.
Treats excessive sweating
Prepare a mixture of 50 grams of dried sage soaked in half a liter of 70% alcohol. Leave it to stay like that for a week, but make sure you shake it occasionally every day. When the time passes, take 50 drops of the tincture every day.
Digestive tonic and wound cleaner
Take 3 tablespoons of dried sage and pour them with 3 cups of boiling water. Leave the tea to cool down and then drink 3 cups of it every day.
Treat gynecological and nervous system disorders
Put 4 grams of dried sage into one cup of boiling water. Leave it to cool down. Drink the tea. Soon, you’ll notice an improvement in your gynecological and nervous system disorders!
Treat rheumatism and paralysis
To fight these disorders just soak yourself in a bathtub of hot water along with 2 handfuls of sage leaves. Do this 15 minutes 2-3 times a week.
Accelerates the healing of wounds
Mix some sage tincture with honey and apply it on your wounds. You’ll accelerate the healing noticeably!
Fungal infections on the skin
Soak yourself in sage baths like for rheumatism. Do it 2-3 times a week and you’ll relieve fungal infections!
Use sage essential oils to rub your painful joints and alleviate the pain as well as the symptoms.
Don’t use sage if you’re pregnant, especially during the first trimester of pregnancy! It may harm the baby.
Breastfeeding women should also avoid it because it can interfere with the production of milk.
Also, people with kidney failure must avoid sage!