There are a many health benefits of Sage tea. It heals hoarseness, heals the veins, warms the stomach, eliminates gases, and helps against any type of cold, catarrh and fever. Sage tea purifies the blood and therefore, the organism gets rid of the causes for many diseases.
This herb has an anti-inflammatory effect therefore, it is highly recommended against all types of inflammation – of the food pipe, the internal organs, the bladder and inflammation of the vagina as well.
Sage tea can regulate the sweating, or in other words, it can normalize it: when you sweat due to exhaustion after you have had flu, or due to inflammation of the lungs, the sage eliminates this problem within two days. It improves the tonus. Also, the sage helps people who suffer from rheumatism, or to put it in other words, it is a broad-spectrum antibiotic.
During the period of puberty and menopause, the sage is a mild but effective regulator of hormones. It is an excellent cure that purifies the liver and helps against lung diseases as well. If you suffer from irregular menstrual cycle, you should drink this tea, in the prescribed amounts for 21 days, in the period between two menstrual cycles. If you need it to mouthwash or to wash the vagina, you should boil this herb in one liter of water for about 10 minutes.
Sage wine, which is obtained when you boil this herb in one glass of good red wine, gives strength to those who are recovering from some illness. During the flu season, you should breathe in the steam from the pot, in which you have boiled the sage, the wild thyme, the lavender and the rosemary, and after the inhalation you can use the liquid as a shower gel.
Preparation of the tea: The sage tea is very tasty and useful drink, and in order to prepare it you should put one tablespoon of sage leaves into one cup of boiled water and let it sit for about ten minutes. Then you should drink the tea warm but you should not sweeten it. You should drink one cup of tea, three times a day.
The stronger tea is used in order to wash the throat, especially if there is inflammation of the tonsils. In order to prepare it, you should put 60 grams of sage leaves in an appropriate pot and pour four liters of boiled water. Then you should strain it, sweeten it with one spoon of honey and one spoon of vinegar (preferably, homemade apple cider vinegar).
Sage tea against inflammation of the oral mucous membrane
The sage tea increases the resistance of the mucous membrane to infections, and it is excellent for daily oral hygiene. In order to prepare it you should take three tablespoons of sage leaves and pour half a liter of boiled water, then cover the pot and let it sit for one night. Then strain it and it is ready to wash your mouth with it. In order to have a healthy and shiny smile, as many very expensive products for oral hygiene are advertised today, it is enough to rub sage leaves on your teeth and gums two times a day. If there is inflammation, you should chew the leaves four to five times a day, keep them in your mouth for some time and then spit them.
The sage has healing effects in case of insect bites. You should mill fresh sage leaves and apply that on the bite, this will instantly ease the pain.