SAGE

"Whoever grows sage in his garden would never need a doctor"

The word salvia comes from the verb salvare, which means 'to save'.

True sage contains tannins and phenolic compounds, including rosmarinic acid, diterpenes, triterpenes and flavonoids.

Therapeutic properties

Sage has important diaphoretic and phytoestrogenic properties that help prevent hot flashes. On the other hand, it inhibits milk production. In addition, this plant is a powerful agent against infections, viruses and bacteria.

- Hormonal system: potent estrogen, anti-galoctene (inhibits milk production), stimulates the pituitary and thyroid gland, stimulates the production of female hormone, stimulates the ovaries, fights diabetes

- Nervous system: strengthens the nerves

- Cardiovascular system: strengthens the heart, increases blood pressure

- Skin and mucous membranes: prevents sweating, repairs tissues, fights fungi, locally anti-inflammatory

- Other properties: strong antioxidant, counteracts cell mutations

Applications

- This plant is useful in various ailments of hormonal origin. For women, it is useful in case of amenorrhea, but also for hot flashes in menopause

- This plant is also recommended for an underactive thyroid, especially if it is due to a weaker function of the pituitary gland

- Sage is recommended for general lethargy, both in people recovering from illness and in bacterial or viral infectious diseases as well as in fatigue of nervous or physical origin

- Neurologically, sage is useful as an adjunct treatment in Alzheimer's disease. It may be used with caution in case of heart failure or low blood pressure

- Finally, sage is also useful for people who sweat excessively, especially on feet and hands

Basic prescription

Infusion the leaf is dried and finely chopped used for an infusion at a ratio of 1 teaspoon per cup of warm water. Let rest covered for 10 minutes. drink a cup of this decoction in the morning and in the afternoon at the beginning of the meal.

Traditionally prepared mother tincture:

1 gram spice to 35 ml vodka (1 : 3.5) = 29 gram spice to 100 ml vodka Plant part:

Fresh buds, harvested before flowering (We use a high quality grain vodka with an alcohol content of 40% to make our tinctures)

 

Save: Below 25 degrees Celsius and out of reach of children

 

Take 20 drops of the fresh plant extract in the morning on an empty stomach with a little water.

Pay attention!

 

Because sage is rich in phytoestrogens, women with a fibroma, ovarian cysts, mastopathy or (a history of) hormone-sensitive cancer should absolutely not use this plant. For the same reason, pregnant women should also avoid sage. sage is also not recommended for high blood pressure, an overactive thyroid and insomnia.