Sage is a herb with a fine stalk and leaves with a grayish green color and a violet flower. The plant is native to Europe, but can easily grow anywhere.
There are 4 varieties of sage. In the past, the herb was a considered sacred as it was used to treat different diseases and conditions. It is full of bitter compounds, saponins, antibacterial enzymes, estrogen, vitamin B and C, essential oils as well as potassium and other minerals which can improve your overall health.
HERE ARE THE MAIN HEALTH BENEFITS OF THE HERB:
- Balances the nervous system;
- Improves circulation;
- Relieves fatigue;
- Is a great anemia remedy;
- Has powerful astringent properties;
- Relieves digestive problems such as diarrhea;
- Relieves menopausal symptoms;
- Regulates the blood sugar levels;
- Heals ulcers and sores;
- Protects the vaginal mucosa;
- Treats fluid retention and cystitis;
- Cures most oral problems;
- Has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties;
- Sage is known as “women grass” as it can relieve menstrual symptoms.
It can help you against these conditions:
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.
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!
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.
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!
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