sage (Salvia officinalis)

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« Many herbalists have exhausted themselves listing all the uses for sage »

Common name(s): sage, garden sage, meadeow sage

Family: Lamiaceae

Origin: Eurasia, especially the Mediterranean region, Americas

Parts used: leaves

Constituents: essential oils, saponins, tannins, flavonoids, bitters, diterpenoids and triterpenoids, phenolic acid (including rosmarinic acid), resin, estrogenic sterols, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, vitamins A and C, riboflavin, niacin, camphor salvene

Therapeutic actions: stimulant, tonic, carminative, diaphoretic, bitter, astringent, antiseptic, antimicrobial, estrogenic, reduces sweating

Organs or systems affected: lungs, skin, uterus, gastrointestinal system, immune system

Main medicinal uses:

  • balances bodily fluids
  • supports gums, mouth, and throat health
  • dissolves blood clots
  • improves bone health
  • calms anxiety
  • strengthens immune system

Counterindications: Sage is for short-term use only, unless combined in a formula. It should not be used for those suffering from epilepsy and should not be taken during pregnacy or if breastfeeding

Our products containing sage: 

  • Transylvanian energy tea 

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