Medical Properties Of Sage


Introduction:

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The Latin name “Salvia” comes from the Latin verb “salary”, which means “to save”. This refers to both its medicinal properties as well as being a symbol of immortality through everlasting life or rebirth. The Romans even dedicated the plant to their god of healing, Asclepius.

Sage made its way to England in the 1700s where it was used as a “cure-all” medicine for everything from toothaches to sore throats. It also became popular because of its pleasant smell and taste. The English settlers brought it with them to North America where it became naturalized in New England. It has since spread to most other states on the continent.

Medical purposes of Sage:

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Sage is an evergreen perennial that is used for culinary and medicinal purposes. The leaves and flowers of the sage plant are used to make tea that is used to treat several medical conditions. Sage can also be used to flavor foods. Sage is native to Mediterranean regions, but it has been naturalized in many other areas. Sage tea should only be taken when sage leaves are dried.

Sage is a spice that has been used for centuries to treat a variety of medical conditions.

Sage is rich in calcium, iron

Sage has been used as both food and medicine for centuries. It’s believed to promote good memory retention by enhancing the brain’s use of acetylcholine, which is one of the chemical messengers or neurotransmitters that your brain cells use to communicate with each other. This may be why sage has long been thought to improve memory and mental function – because it helps the brain cells “talk” more efficiently with each other.

Sage has also been suggested as having antibacterial properties that may help them fight infections such as colds and flu when used either topically (on the skin) or internally (in foods). It has also been shown to reduce inflammation and swelling, which may contribute to its protective effects on the heart.

Sage leaf contains chemicals such as rosmarinic acid and ursolic acid that appear to inhibit an enzyme in red blood cells called 5-lipoxygenase. This enzyme causes the release of leukotrienes, compounds that can cause inflammation and make existing allergies worse. By inhibiting this enzyme,

Sage was also recently found in a recent study to have potential anticarcinogenic properties. It may help slow the growth of certain breast cancer cells in lab studies and has even been shown to stop their spread when applied directly to them.

Sage has traditionally been used by herbalists for many complaints including loss of appetite, upset stomach, diarrhea

Sage can inhibit the activity of enzymes responsible for breaking down drugs in the liver, which may lead to drug toxicity. In addition, it can also cause a decrease in blood glucose levels, leading to hypoglycemia.

Some Medical Uses of Sage:

Sage can also be used to treat many medical conditions. Here are some examples: Insomnia, The University of Maryland Medical Center suggests drinking sage tea before bedtime to promote restful sleep. You should use about three grams of dried leaves for every cup of boiling water you use to make the tea. Steep for 10 minutes and then strain off the leaves before consuming your tea. You can drink up to three cups per day if needed, but do not take more

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