Sage, Salvia officinalis


Salvia officinalis Leaf Albania

Common names: Broad-leaved White Sage, Common Sage, Garden Sage, Narrow-leaved White Sage, Red Sage, Salbei.
Common traditional uses:
 Actions: Carminative, anti-spasmodic, anti-microbial, astringent,anti-inflammatory.


Red Sage is the classic remedy for inflammations of the mouth, throat and tonsils, its volatile oils soothing the mucous membranes. Itmay be used internally and as a mouth wash for inflamed and bleeding gums(gingivitis), inflamed tongue (glossitis) or generalized mouth inflammation (stomatitis). It is an excellent remedy inmouthulcers (apthae). As a gargle it will aid in the treatment of laryngitis,pharyngitistonsillitis and quinsy. It is a valuable carminative used in dyspepsia. It reduces sweating when taken internally and may be used to reduce the production of breast milk. As acompress it promotes the healing of wounds. Red Sage stimulates the muscles of the uterus and so should be avoided during pregnancy.


Priest & Priest tell us that it is a "carminative, stimulatingastringent - especially suitable for weak, pale, atonic patients. Cold preparations check excessive perspiration from circulatory debility." They give the following specific indications: gastric debility and flatulence, nightsweats, sore ulcerated throat.

Cautions:  Avoid during pregnancy.


No therapeutic claim is made or intended for this product.  Information is for educational purposes only. 
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