This herb was used anciently as a staple remedy in
the home and was thought to save and prolong life. By chewing the fresh
leaves, they were used for infections of the mouth and throat, including
curing cold sores.
Sage is used for excessive mucus discharges, nasal
catarrh, indurated sores and excessive secretions of saliva.
Sage is beneficial for mental exhaustion and strengthening
the ability to concentrate. It improves the memory and has been used
to cure some types of insanity. When inhaled, it has been found to calm
a person down.
It was used as a lotion to heal sores and other skin
eruptions and will stop bleeding from wounds.
Sage contains vitamins A and C, vitamin B-complex.
It has a lot of calcium and potassium. It also contains sulphur, silicon,
phosphorus and sodium.