Home Remedies - Sage - McDowell's Herbal Treatments

A wise lady once told me to eat one or two sage leaves each day on toast or chopped into salad.sage1

Sage essential oil, Salvia officinalis, is a stimulating oil which helps to stimulate and balance the nerves and dispels tiredness and depression. Sage is excellent in adding the memory. Use in massage oils for aches, pains, rheumatism and over exercised muscles. Raises blood pressure. Steam for alleviating bronchitis, coughs, colds and other infections. Helpful during menopause, Sage helps control hot flushes, night sweats and balances the nerves and massage on tummy to help relieve painful menstruation. The thujone in the volatile oil has an antiseptic and antibiotic action and, when taken as a mouthwash, Salvia deals effectively with throat infections, dental abscesses, infected gums and mouth ulcers.

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