It has a woody stem and a very strong root. It grows as a wild plant, mostly on stony places and is often grown in gardens.
Sage is harvested before flowering and medicinal part of the plant is the leaves and young twigs.
The name of the medicinal plants in Latin (Salvia officinalis) indicates us that we feel very healing – its name, in fact, means salvation and healing.
Salvia or sage cures many diseases like hoarseness, cleans the blood and strengthens the nerves, heats the stomach, relieves flatulence, relieves the symptoms of allergic rhinitis, helps with every kind of cold, catarrh and influenza.
Sage is used to cleanse the blood, the liver, kidney, and against night sweats and it represents a natural remedy for many diseases.
It also has an anti-inflammatory effect, so it is strongly recommended against any inflammation, inflammation of the throat, through the internal organs, to the bladder and vaginal infections.
Sage is able to regulate and sweating, or to bring it to the right balance: when you sweat of weakness after the flu or pneumonia, sage will solve this problem for a couple of days.
Sage has a very broad spectrum antibiotic and gives good results when is used to treat rheumatism.
Sage is a good hormonal regulator and is recommended during puberty and menopause.
It is known that has a positive effect for hygiene and oral health.
Sage is for salvation and healing
Sage tea is made from one tablespoon fresh or dried herb per cup of water.
Pour leaves with boiling water and lets it stand for half an hour.
Drink one cup of tea three times a day.
If it comes to a messy menstrual cycle, sage tea should be drunk three times a day for three weeks, between periods.
Sage for gargling or vaginal wash
For gargling or vaginal wash, a handful of this plant is boiled in 1 liter of water, for 10 minutes.
The plant is in the evening poured with boiling water, cover and let it stay overnight.
In the morning, is filtrated during the day and used as the eluting agent.
This sage tea is recommended for the treatment of inflammation of the skin, itching, eczema, wounds that are slow to heal.
Wine of sage improves potency
Wine of sage is obtained when the 2-liter, high-quality domestic wines insert 30 grams of sage and rosemary 70 grams, so it all should be boiled on steam a few minutes.
When the wine is cool (become quite lukewarm) you can add 30 grams of honey.
Then, stir, pour into glass bottles and drink one small glass before eating.
This wine has a very good natural remedy for potency and, in addition, it is recommended to strengthen the body.
Sage for inhalation
In the influenza season, breathe vapors over the pot in which you cooked sage, thyme, lavender and rosemary, and after inhalation to use liquid for a bath.