Sage is on the very top of the most valuable medical plants. Because of its broad spectrum of activity it is often referred to be the queen of herbs.
According to Breuss (the famous author of several books on the treatment of cancer and other diseases), sage is definitely the type of tea that one should in reasonable quantities drink all his life, primarily for preventive purposes. In fact, as Mr. Breuss says: those who drink sage tea will hardly ever get sick.
Sage tea effect:
Salvia officinalis or sage has a very broad spectrum of benefits on the human body. It can be used for many ailments, diseases and disorders. In addition, one can drink sage for strengthening the body’s resistance and prevention of disease.
Sage contains substances that have a strong antiviral, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activity. Therefore sage tea should be used for inflammation of internal organs, such as:
Sage tea has an effect in preventing problems before they occur so regular use can prevent many diseases and disorders:
prevents appearance of mouth ulcers
prevents appearance of periodontitis
prevents foul breath
reduces risk of stroke
reduces risk of Alzheimer’s disease
Since Sage acts as an expectorant it can be used to clean mucus from the respiratory system. The compounds contained in sage also assist in cleansing the liver, and thus the blood and the whole body.
cleanes the blood
reduces intestinal disturbances and diahorrea
cleanes the mucus from the respiratora organs
cleanes the liver, reduces the intumescence and other troubles caused by the defected liver
Additionally, sage tea has many other interesting properties. Tea can stimulate growth and strengthen the hair, regulate female hormonal disorders, regulate sweating, strengthen the body’s resistance to colds etc.
gentle but efficient hormone regulator
strengthens hair and stimulates hair growth
cures the condition that causes night sweats
calms the nerves
Preparation of the sage tea:
Preparation of mild tea for prevention purposes and everyday use
Put 3 small dried sage leaves in a pot of boiling water, for each 3 dcl of water used, boil for 3 minutes, and then cover and allow to steep for 5 minutes. After that, strain out the leaves and the tea is ready for consumption. You can add a teaspoon of honey, as desired (recommendation: sage honey).
Usage: You can consume tea prepared like this every day, up to 2 cups per day.
Preparation of tea for treating ailments and disorders
Put 5 small dried sage leaves in a pot of boiling water, for each 3 dcl of water used, boil for 2 minutes, and then cover and allow to steep for 10 minutes. After that, strain out the leaves and consume it unsweetened.
Usage: You can drink up to 3 cups of tea prepared like this per day, for a maximum of 30 days, and then pause for 10-20 days.
Preparation of tea for gargling
Put 20 small dried sage leaves in half a liter of boiling water and boil for 1-2 minutes, then cover and allow to steep for 20 minutes, and then strain out the leaves. Gargle with tea prepared like this while it is still warm, use it to relieve sore throat and sinusitis, and for rinsing the mouth.
Usage: It is important to emphasize that the tea prepared this way is not to be drank! For a sore throat and sinus problems gargle 1-2 minutes every 2 hours.
I often drink sage tea, and I’m very pleased. Sage reduces night sweats, and I like tea’s aroma and effectiveness.
In the winter months I always drink sage tea for preventive purposes and if it is prepared according to the instructions it is very tasty, especially if you sweeten it with honey. Obviously works because in the winter months I am no longer sick.
I use sage tea traditionally for gargling while having sore throat and cold and it always works. It proved to be very effective and has a special strength and flavor. You have my recommendation!