Posted on Dec 18, 2009 | Comments 2
Sage is found in most kitchens as it is a favorite herb especially when cooking poultry.
It is a useful herb that not only adds aroma and flavor to your food but is also of medicinal use.
It has been used since the ancient times as an antiseptic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, astringent and anti-ageing herb.
Sage is a natural antiseptic herb that can be used to treat a number of conditions. A Sage compress helps heal cuts, wounds and bruises. It can also be applied to clean sores and ulcers. The antiseptic properties help stem bleeding and speed up the healing process.
Sage tea can be used as a mouthwash and also to gargle. It is a great healer of oral and throat disorders. Its antiseptic properties have proven to be useful in treating infected, sore or bleeding gums, oral ulcers, sore throats, throat infection and tonsillitis.
This great medicinal herb can also be used to treat respiratory and intestinal infections. It can also be used to disinfect sick rooms. All that needs to be done is to use its essential oil in a vaporizer. The vapors will disinfect the sick room.
This natural antiseptic has been used in ancient medicines and now is being rediscovered by the modern world weary of prescription drugs.
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