Working with Sage
Sage is used as a wash for mouth sores, gum problems, sore throats, and tonsillitis. As a tea, sage is drunk to reduce perspiration and to dry up mother’s milk. Sage makes a good addition to cold and flu formulas. The powdered herb and its extracts are added to natural commercial anti-perspirant formulas.
Sage has a taste of SPICY, ASTRINGENT and a temperature of WARM.
Conditions treated with Sage
The information given here is designed to help you make informed choices about your health. The information is drawn from numerous sources—both traditional medicine practice, from the clinical experience of many herbalists currently practicing, and supported by decades of scientific research from the author. The research most consulted includes human clinical trials that help to determine the most effective and safe herbs for various needs, the best doses, and types of preparations.
The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.