Sage belongs to the oral species, which includes basil, mint and thyme. It is a famous plant in the field of medical uses, both ancient and modern. Scientists say that it abounds in the countries of the Mediterranean Basin, where it is cultivated all year round and blooms in spring and early summer.
It has the color of syphilis and then turns into a fruit the size of a cherry grain and becomes white in the event of drought, so we use its leaves and flowering heads.
There are many therapeutic benefits of sage, most notably:
- Treating digestion disorders and increasing secretions in the stomach.
- Reducing menstrual disorders and menopause.
- Relieving excess night sweats and hot flashes suffered by women in menopause.
- Reduce the pain of the gums, tonsils, throat, indigestion and diabetes.
- Treating asthma as well as preventing the weakness of the lungs and reducing recurrent infections of the cold and allergy and chest crises.
- Stimulating blood circulation.
- Relieving symptoms of depression and nervous exhaustion.
Global Studies …
- According to the results of the studies of the “Food and Drug Administration,” sage helps in reducing the “enzyme” which is responsible for damage to the substance “Astayel Colin” in the brain that causes Alzheimer’s.
- Sage contains antioxidants, as well as pilot oil containing thujon, flavonoids and phenol acids. But it is worth mentioning that using large amount of this compound may cause some nerve convulsions.
Two different types of sage:
For the treatment of puff and indigestion:
Add a hand grip of sage leaves in a liter of hot water to boiling point, then cover the container. After 10 – 15 minutes, drain and drink a small cup of it, an average of 3-4 times a day.
To strengthen the gums: Hand grip is taken from dried sage leaves, then boil it for 5 minutes in a liter of water, then leave to cool and drain. The mixture will gargle, treat gingivitis and mouth ulcers, as well as eliminate bad breath.
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