Sage, also known as “women grass”, is an herb native to the Mediterranean but can grow easily anywhere. It has fine stalks, greyish-green leaves, and flowers range from violet, pink, white or blue.
Sage has a long medicinal history treating different kinds of health conditions and diseases. It contains powerful nutrients including calories, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, folate, beta-carotene, vitamin A, and vitamin K. It has also anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds such as cineole, camphor, borneol, bornyl acetate, and camphene.
14 Health Benefits of Sage Herb
1. Balance the nervous system
2. Improves blood circulation
3. Relieve from fatigue
4. Anemia remedy
5. Astringent properties for oily skin
6. Treating diarrhea
7. Relieving menopausal symptoms
8. Regulates blood sugar levels
9. Treat sores and ulcers
10. Protects the vaginal mucosa
11. Treat fluid retention and cystitis
12. Treat oral problems
13. having antiseptic and anti inflammatory properties
14. Relieve menstrual symptoms
Sage Treatment Procedures
1. Cure gum and throat problems
Boil sage leaves in a pot as tea, let it cool down and drink 3 times a day.
2. Cure excessive sweating
Soak 50g of dried sage leaves in a half liter of 70% alcohol. Let it stay for a week. After a week, take 50 drops every day.
3. Digestive tonic and wound cleaner
Boil 3 cups of water and ad 3 teaspoons of dried sage. Let it cool down and drink it 3 times a day.
4. Treat gynecological and nervous system disorders
In a cup of boiling water, add 4g of dried sage. Let it cool down and consume it as tea.
5. Treat rheumatism and paralysis
Soak yourself in a bathtub of hot water with 2 handfuls of sage leaves for about 15 minutes. Do this 2-3 times a week.
6. Faster healing of wounds
In a sage solution, add honey and apply it directly to the wound.
7. Fungal infection of skin
Soak yourself in a sage bath for about 2-3 times a week.
8. Cure arthritis
Apply and massage sage essential oils to the affected area.
Sage is not safe for pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers. Anyone with kidney problem is also discouraged to consume it also.