More and more people have recently turned to herbal medicine as an alternative to traditional medicine. And there is a reason – the plants around us hide unsuspected abilities to deal with almost all of our known diseases.
Today we will pay attention to a plant that we usually use as a spice – sage. In the past, this plant has been considered sacred because it has been successfully used in the treatment of various diseases. It is not a coincidence that it is called the plant-savior.
Sage tea includes substances such as saponins, antibacterial enzymes, estrogen, vitamins B and C, essential oils, and potassium and other beneficial minerals that help improve health and speed recovery after disease.
To get an idea of the healing power of its green leaves, we suggest you familiarize yourself with some of the most powerful properties:
- It restores the nervous system;
Improves blood circulation;
An excellent remedy for treating anemia;
It has powerful restorative properties;
Helps in digestive problems such as diarrhea;
Relieves the symptoms of menopause;
Normalizes the level of blood sugar;
Heals ulcers and wounds;
Protects against vaginal mucosa;
Eliminates fluid retention and treats cystitis;
Quickly eliminates toothache and gum inflammation;
It has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties;
Relieves menstrual symptoms (old people call it “female herb”).
Here’s how to use sage in each case:
Throat problems, teeth and gums
Make sage tea and cool it. Just rinse your mouth and throat three times a day to reduce throat infections and gum inflammation.
Treatment of excessive sweating
Mix 50 g of dried sage with 500 ml of 70% alcohol. Allow to stand for one week, shaking every day. After this period,from the mixture take 50 drops each day, diluted with a small amount of water (50-60 ml).
Tonic to improve digestion and healing wound
For each teaspoon of sage, use 1 cup of boiling water to make tea. Take three times a day to treat problems with digestion and improve the ability to treat wounds.
Tea for gynecological problems and problems with the nervous system
Put four grams of dried herb in a glass of boiling water. After cooling, take the decoction regularly and use it for rinsing.
If you suffer from rheumatism and you have a bath at home, fill it with warm water and put two handfuls of sage. Stay in the bathtub 15 minutes. Repeat 2-3 times a week.
Fungal skin infection
Make a sage bath 2-3 times a week to relieve fungal infections of the skin.
Treatment of Arthritis
Rub painful joints with essential oil of sage to reduce pain and treat the symptoms of arthritis.
WARNING: Keep in mind that the herb can not be used during the first trimester of pregnancy, as this may impair the formation of the fetus. It is also advisable to avoid the use of sage in the event of breastfeeding, as this may prevent milk production. People with kidney disease should also avoid using sage.