Organic sage herbal tea
Ancient healers called sage leaves the herb of immortality, the herb of well-being and health.
Sage is rich in essential oil, especially in the leaves – from 1 to 2.5%. The essential oil contains cineole – up to 15%, thujone, pinene, salvene, borneol, thymol, camphor, carvacrol and other terpenoids.
Also, medicinal raw materials contain:
- tannins – 4%;
- triterpenic acids – ursolic and oleanolic;
- vitamins: C, E, K, group B (folic acid B9, pyridoxine B6, thiamin B1, riboflavin B2, nicotinic acid B3), vitamin A and beta-carotene;
- micro and macro elements: potassium, zinc, calcium, iron, manganese, copper and magnesium);
- resinous and bitter substances;
- coumarin esculetin and other compounds.
Due to this composition, sage has a wide range of biological effects.
The use of sage tea leaves
At home and in official medicine sage is used to treat:
- inflammatory diseases of various etiologies (oral cavity and nasopharynx, upper respiratory tract, pleurisy, tuberculosis, asthma, stomatitis);
- open wounds, purulent ulcers, skin disorders from frostbite and burns, with bruises, suppuration;
- hemorrhoids, prostate, rectum;
- all types of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and bladder.
Sage has other medicinal properties as well. Therefore, it is used at home as a disinfectant, expectorant, antiseptic, diuretic, antispasmodic, hemostatic, sedative and astringent.
Sage can be used alone or mixed with other herbs.
You can order sage tea bags!