Salvia is a medicinal plant that can be used in the treatment of various diseases, such as bronchitis or gingivitis or even as seasoning in foods. Its scientific name is Sálvia officinalis and the part used are the leaves and the floral sums, which can be obtained in natural products stores and in some pharmacies of manipulation.
This medicinal plant is a great natural strategy to combat the heat waves of menopause and its mode of use consists of taking tea prepared with this herb daily for a period of 6 to 12 weeks.
Savior has many health benefits and is very useful in helping relieve canker sores, bronchitis, dandruff, phlegm, gingivitis, rheumatism, vomiting, cough, diarrhea, diabetes, indigestion and heat waves that are very common in menopause. It can also be used as a memory stimulant and normalizer of the menstrual cycle.
In addition, it is also widely used in seasonings as a preservative and antioxidant in the food industry and as a deodorant for its antiperspirant capacity.
The properties of salvia include its anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, balsamic, healing, digestive, anti-sweat, anti-perspirant and toning action.
The used parts of the sage are its leaves, flowers and essential oil to make teas, extracts, tinctures or use in seasonings. In addition it can also be used to make scrubber, which can be prepared as follows:
Method of preparation
Put 2 teaspoons of sage leaves in 250 ml of boiling water, let stand for 10 minutes. Then strain and gargle. See also how to make Sage tea for digestive problems.
It is generally well tolerated, however it can cause side effects such as increased blood pressure, skin irritation and decreased heart rate.
Sage should not be used during pregnancy, breast-feeding, or in people with hormone-dependent tumors, central nervous system disease, or kidney or heart problems.
In addition, people who take hormones like contraceptives eg hypoglycemic, anticonvulsants or sedatives, should also not use Sage.