Sage – Cure Of Nature

It is effective in destroying certain types of fungi including: candida albicans, candida krusei, candida pseudotropicalis, torulopsis glabrata and cyptococcus eoformas.

Because of this effect, sage is a useful herb in treating inflammation and infections of mucous membranes in the mouth, gums, throat. In these health conditions doctors recommend gargling concentrated sage tea -- soak 2 tablespoons of crushed dried sage leaves in 500 ml of hot water. Let concentrated sage tea rest for 20 to 30 minutes, and then filtrate it. For successful treatment you must gargle sage tea regularly, every 3 hours.


Sage softens mucous secretions of the inflamed respiratory organs mucosa, so we are able to bring out mucus more easily. This is the main reason why doctors recommend drinking sage tea while treating bronchitis.

To prepare sage tea all you need 1 tablespoon of dried sage leaves and 500 ml of hot water. Drink 150 ml of sage tea three times a day. You should avoid long-term consuming of sage tea because ether oil in sage contains thujone, which is know as a toxic substance.

Dried sage leaves are used as a spice because sage improves taste and smell of food, and also improves digestion.

Sage tea can be also used in improving bile and liver functions, because bitter substances and ether oil increase secretion of digestive juices in the digestive system. Tightening effect of tannins and antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory action of ether oil make sage tea one of theĀ  best choice while treating diarrhea, colic and intestinal gases.

Sage tea has a poorly expressed diuretic effect thanks to the presence of flavonoids. It can help in treating chronic diseases of the urinary tract.


It has been long known that sage tea is a very effective cure for sweating. This power of sage is explained by its effect on the nervous center which regulates glands that secrete sweat. It is mostly recommended against perspiration of neuromuscular origin or hot flushes in menopause.

Applied on the skin, sage tea tightens skin and calms inflammation. It is especially good for oily skin with open pores and irritated skin.

Ether sage oil has no color or sometimes it is a yellow-green liquid with aromatic and bitter taste. It is used in production of mouth care products, deodorants, soaps, shampoos and face tonic.

Sage whitens teeth, strengthensĀ gums and helps in periodontitis. Mix a small spoonful of sage leaves with a drop of mint ether oil and some baking soda. Rub this mixture on your teeth and gums twice a week.

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