NAST18279 Swiss Herbal Remedies

Swiss Herbal Remedies Sage Tincture - 50ml

  • An incredible herb with many uses, from calming a troubled digestion to reducing perspiration and menopausal hot flushes, and it is an excellent mouth and throat antiseptic.
  • Sage tincture is an organic, distilled and infused tincture, 1:3, 25% alcohol


Product Description

  • Sage is derived from the Latin, 'salvere', meaning to 'be saved'
  • The Ayurvedic physicians of India used sage to treat digestive complaints and as a mouth wash and gargle for infections and inflammation in the mouth, gums, tongue and throat.

    Sage as an antiseptic - Sage exhibits a broad-spectrum antibacterial, antiviral and anti-fungal effect
  • In fact, sage has a long reputation for treating excess sweating for whatever reason
  • The essential oil of sage though is carminative and relaxes the gut reducing any indigestion, wind, bloating and colic
  • This antiseptic action is particularly useful in the mouth and throat
  • Name: Salvia triloba
    Commonly known as Greek sage.
    Part used: The leaves.

    What is sage used for? Sage is a herb that has been used since the dawn of time
  • It was the Greek scholar Dioscorides, in the first century, that initially reported on the fact that sage would stop bleeding and clean infected wounds and ulcers
  • As well as cleansing, sage helps to reduce bleeding and weeping of wounds, and speeds healing
  • Any oral infection can be attacked with sage, even long standing cases of Candida (thrush)
  • It is one of the best medications known for treating gingivitis (gum infection and inflammation), stomatitis (inflammation of the tongue) and mouth ulcers
  • The bitter principles contained in sage gently stimulate the digestive process, improving gut movement and enzyme levels, thus optimising digestion and absorption
  • Further back, in the throat sage makes an excellent gargle for laryngitis, tonsillitis, tracheitis etc.

    Sage and the digestion - Sage is an excellent digestive remedy, hence its long-standing use in cooking
  • Sage is particularly used to reduce the sweating that can occur, and it helps to balance the body temperature
  • The antiseptic action of sage will be useful in the treatment of gut infection, aiding the removal of bacterial infections and other nasties such as Candida.

    Sage for the menopause - Some of the constituents of sage are phyto-oestrogenic, and thus are useful in the treatment of menopausal flushes/flashes
  • Most British herbalists use sage as a 'first line herb' for hot flushes/flashes nowadays.

    Sage and the brain - For centuries sage has been used to boost stamina, raise the spirits, improve mental clarity and enhance concentration
  • For this reason sage can be used as an application to wounds, boils, ulcers and any other type of bacterial or viral skin infection
  • The most recent research on sage indicates that it does improve memory and is being proposed as a possible treatment for Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
  • 'Pliny The Elder', another great classical scholar used sage to enhance memory as well as for its use as a gargle for sore throats
  • To approach these conditions sage is used as a mouthwash and retained in the mouth as long as possible


Sage is not to be taken if pregnant or breastfeeding.

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