They call it a natural antibiotic: What does sage cure?
Sage is one of the best natural antibiotics and antiseptics, which helps against fever, inflammation of the bladder, strengthens nerves, facilitates digestion, cleanses the liver.
Aromatic and medicinal, sage is one of the oldest medicinal herbs. Only the leaves rich in carbohydrates, cellulose, tannin and protein have healing properties. In addition to these organic compounds, it contains a lot of iron and calcium, and is rich in vitamin A. However, the most important ingredient in this herb is its essential oil.
Sage is an indispensable ingredient in many medicines, which are used to rinse the mouth and throat when inflammation occurs, because the action of tannin strengthens the mucous membrane, while the essential oil has an antiseptic effect. Believe it or not, until the discovery of antibiotics, sage was used for centuries against sore throats, sore throats and hoarseness, as well as for making tea against sweating of tuberculosis patients, because it reduces the secretion of sweat glands. In addition, sage acts against fever and chills, kills infectious bacteria, it is a good antioxidant, prevents spasms in the digestive organs, improves urine excretion, gently cleanses the intestines and acts on the surface shrinkage of tissues.
In folk medicine, sage is also used to strengthen the nerves, and helps against all types of colds and flu. It is also used to purify the blood, against all inflammations, from internal organs to the bladder and vaginal inflammations. Relieves the symptoms of rheumatism, and is a broad-spectrum antibiotic. Herbalists claim that it is an effective remedy for cleansing the liver, against kidney disease and night sweats, as well as against sweating in menopausal women. Its estrogenic action can help regulate the menstrual cycle, relieve painful menstruation and reduce milk secretion in breastfeeding mothers who want to stop breastfeeding.
Tip: However, despite all the healing properties, sage is not recommended for pregnant women and epileptics, and long-term use without the supervision of a doctor or pharmacist can cause an increased tendency to convulsions, ie sudden attacks with severe uncontrolled muscle spasms, often followed by loss of consciousness.