Sage, Salvia officinalis

$6.00

grown in Albania

Sage Leaf

Salvia officinalis

Dalmatian Sage, Meadow Sage, Scarlet Sage, True Sage, 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.

 

Cautions   please be aware that herbs, although natural can interact with certain medications, and that they may be ill advised to use under certain health conditions.  Please consult a qualified health practitioner for cautions pertinent to you.   Avoid during pregnancy.

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

Please Note   The combined weight of each individual herb powder will be packed in one bag unless you specify otherwise.  Ie if you order 2x50g, it will be packed as 1 x 100g 

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Further interesting reading...

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.