Most of us have heard about sage, as a herb with fine stalk and leaves and a grayish green color. The plan originates from Europe, but it can easily be grown anywhere.
Believe it or not, sage has been considered to be sacred since ancient times, as it contains incredible properties capable of treating a large number of diseases and conditions. It is rich in bitter compounds such as vitamin B and C, estrogen, saponins, antibacterial enzymes, essential oils, as well as potassium and other essential minerals.
Some of the top health benefits of Sage are:
- Treats anemia
- Balances the nervous system
- Boosts circulation
- Relieves fatigue
- Has potent astringent properties
- Protects the vaginal mucosa
- It relieves menstrual symptoms
- It has potent anti-inflammatory properties
- Treats sores and ulcers
- Regulates blood sugar levels
- Relieves digestive problems
- Cures most oral problems
Sage can also help you with:
Treating Throat and Gum Problems
Simply prepare a pot of sage tea, let it cool down, then gargle it 3 times a day to relieve throat infections as well as gum diseases.
Treats Excessive Sweating
Prepare a mixture by soaking 50 grams of dried sage in ½ a liter of 70% alcohol, then let it soak for a week. Once the solution is ready, take 50 drops of it on daily basis.
Wound Cleaner and Digestive Tonic
Over 3 teaspoons of dried sage, add 3 cups of boiling water, and then let it simmer for a few minutes. Drink 3 cups of this tea every day.
Treats Nervous System and Gynaecological Disorders
In a cup of boiling water, add 4 grams of dried sage and let it cool down before drinking the tea.
Treats Paralysis and Rheumatism
If you’re suffering from any of these two conditions, soak in a bathtub filled with hot water and 2 handfuls of sage leaves, for 15 minutes, twice a week.
Accelerates Healing of Wounds
Mix some sage tincture with honey and apply it on your wounds.
Again, soak yourself in sage baths 2-3 times a week to relieve fungal infections.
Using sage essential oils, rub the painful joints to relieve the pain and treat the symptoms.
Additional note: Do not use sage if you are in the first trimester of pregnancy, breastfeeding, or suffering from kidney failure, as it will lead to numerous health complications.