Sage health benefits
Sage is the classic remedy used for alleviating inflammations of the mouth, tongue, throat, tonsils and gums.. As well as being taken internally it is used as a gargle for laryngitis and tonsillitis. it is also used alongside other herbs such as black cohosh and agnus castus in the treatment of menopausal symptoms.
The herb sage is used to treat
Inflammations of the mouth and throat such as laryngitis and tonsillitis
Flatulence & dyspepsia
Menopausal hot flushes and night sweats
For the reduction or prevention of lactation
Side effects and contraindications:
Do not take if pregnant or breast feeding
Caution sage should not be taken over a long term as the essential oil in sage contains thujone which is potentially toxic
There are no known drug interactions.
Volatile oil monoterpenes including 30% thujone and 5% cineole, linanol, borneol, camphor, salvene, and pinene. Triterpenoids, flavanoids, rosmarinic acid, estrogenic substances.
Based on 1:3 ratio tincture take 1ml to 2ml three times a day
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