Sage leaves are highly astringent and aromatic. This herb was used to help preserve meat for centuries due to its ability to help create an environment that is friendly to microbial balance.
Sage leaves are a warming stimulant for weakened digestive and nervous systems. They are recommended for a perpetual "spring cleaning."
- Sage has been used traditionally to support the digestive, nervous and female glandular systems.
- La salvia (sage) ha sido usada tradicionalmente para apoyar a los sistemas digestivo, nervioso y glandular femenino.
How It Works:
Sage is highly astringent and aromatic. It has been used in Europe for centuries as a spice and medicine. In fact, it has a long history of traditional use in helping to thwart digestive disturbances, including flatulence, bloating, dyspepsia and gastritis, as well as overcoming loss of appetite. Extracts of this herb have antioxidant properties; they act as a preservative, which probably explains sage’s centuries-long use as a meat seasoning.
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(salvia means "to heal" or "savior")
Sage leaves are a warming stimulant for weakened digestive and nervous systems.
They are recommended for a perpetual "spring cleaning."
Sage also has the drying ability to decrease perspiration and decrease lactation
during weaning. It also dries up persistent sniffles. Sage is made into
a tea for laryngitis and hoarseness.
Sage has a strong reputation for promoting longevity that dates back to
the ancient proverb, "How shall a man die who has sage in his garden?"
Even Winston Churchill said, "We are happier... when we are old, than when
we are young. The young sow wild oats, the old grow sage"
Sage also has the reputation of strengthening concentration, improving memory,
calmness, clarity and returning hair to its original color. A wise man is
still called a "sage."
One reference warns that "Excessive use of sage may cause symptoms of poisoning.