Sage, Salvia officinalis, thanks to its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, is effective in relieving sore throats, coughs and pain, particularly caused by pharyngitis or tonsillitis.

It has febrifuge properties, that is to say it helps reduce fever.

It is known to be a nervous tonic and a stimulant of the adrenal glands, therefore recommended for states of fatigue and asthenia in general, as well as to relieve depressive states.

Sage has a beneficial effect on the digestive system, helping to digest, particularly in the event of heavy meals, but also relieving stomach cramps and stomach aches, thanks to its antispasmodic action. It also calms bloating, reduces intestinal gas, and helps treat small gastrointestinal infections.

It is used for oral health, and to treat oral and pharyngeal conditions: gingivitis, canker sores, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, etc.

Sage infusions help relieve certain symptoms linked to premenopause, such as hot flashes. Indeed, its phytoestrogen content could compensate for the drop in estrogen during the menopause period. It would also promote ovulation and stimulate the return of cycles in pre-menopausal women.

Sage herbal tea is also known for its effectiveness in cases of excessive sweating problems, thanks to its ursolic acid content, with astringent and antiseptic effects. In case of excessive sweating, sage helps to regulate perspiration, both internally, or by local application in a bath (foot bath for example).

Sage is said to be beneficial for diabetes, cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Studies have in fact shown a hypoglycemic action, as well as an effect on the level of bad cholesterol and triglycerides.

In case of illness, generalized fatigue or feverish state, it is recommended to take 3 cups of sage herbal tea per day, without taking more than 9 days.

The infusion is drunk, but it may be interesting to gargle before drinking it, especially to relieve sore throats. In case of hot flashes, it is advisable to consume cold infusion.

Prepare this beautiful infusion

  1. Heat the water until simmering
  2. Add the sage leaves and leave to infuse for 10 minutes, ideally covered, so as not to let the essential oils evaporate.
  3. Filter and add, if desired, honey and lemon.

50g | 30 infusions

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