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Garden Sage

Other Names: Sage, Common Sage, Garden Sage, Red Sage, Saurge, Dan Shen, Slavia Officinalis
Traditional Usages: Food, Cooking, Stops Bleeding Wounds, Cleanses Foul Ulcers, Sore Throat, Laryngitis, Pharyngitis, Reduce Blood Sugar, Tonsillitis, Inflammation or Ulceration of the Mouth, Gums and Throat, Respiratory Allergy, Excessive Sweating, Night Sweats, Flatulence, Loss of Appetite, Weak Stomach, Chronic Gastro-Intestinal Catarrh, Headache, Anxiety and Nervousness in the Aged, Depression, Vertigo, Menopausal Hot Flushes, Helps Poor Memory, Mental Confusion,  Rheumatic Humours, Joint Pains, Falling Sickness - Epilepsy, Palsy - Paralysis and Involuntary Tremors, Procures Menstruation, Gargle for Sore Throats and Mouth Ulcers, Used to darken Grey Hairs, Antiseptic, Typhoid Fever, Bilious and Liver Problems, Cleaning and maintaining healthy Gums and Teeth, Insect Stings and Bites, Hair rinse for Dandruff Control, Asthma
Resources: Mediterranean Countries, Europe, Britain, Mexico, US, Middle East,  Russia
Parts Used: Dried Leaves, Whole Herb
Administration Method:  Cut herb for infusions, alcoholic extracts and distillates for gargles, rinses and other topical applications, as well as for internal use.  Also pressed juice of fresh plants.  
Herb Action: Antibacterial, Fungistatic, Virustatic, Astringent, Secretion-promoting, Perspiration-inhibiting
Health Warning: The pure essential oil and alcoholic extracts should not be used internally during pregnancy.  


Garden Sage - Herbal remedy for Uterine Bleeding: Garden sage can be beneficial in treating irregular menstrual bleeding. Garden sage contains antispasmodic oils and tannins that prevent sweating and provide relief from pain and excess bleeding. Sage promotes estrogen production and may lower hormonal surges during the menopausal years. The best way to make a good cup of tea is by the infusion method. Place one tea bag in a cup and add no more than 6 ounces of boiling water. Let it infuse for 3-minutes. Press the bag before removing to enhance flavour. Add honey to sweeten.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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