|Definition:||Known for its use in traditional stuffings and meat dishes, sage can
significantly reduce excess perspiration and soothe mouth and gum
sores. It is an aromatic herb whose fragrance has also been used to
promote feelings of well being and relaxation.|
|Applications:||Cankers, coughs, diabetes, digestive disorders, fever, laryngitis,
memory, mouth sores, nausea and worms.
|Scientific Updates:||Sage relaxes peripheral blood vessels, reduces perspiration, salivation
and lactation. It is a natural antibiotic and can reduce blood sugar and
promote bile flow. The astringent properties of sage make it useful in
treating cold symptoms, and relieving the irritation of cankers or mouth
sores. Sage is also credited with being a potent antioxidant.