The healing properties of sage

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

For medical purposes harvested leaves and apical shoots Salvia officinalis, and sometimes fruit.The composition of the raw healing very rich.In

sage leaves found tannin (tannin), various micro and macro, volatile, and bitterness resins, gums, proteins, saponins, organic acids (caffeic, chlorogenic acid, rosemary, etc.), flavonoid compounds, vitamins C, E, P, PP (niacin).From seeds in bold oil containing glyceride-linolenic acid.The roots are found quinones - swarm-leanony.

most valuable substance in the complex of biologically active substances sage - it is, of course, its fragrant essential oil.It contains the Sal-viol, cineol, borneol, camphor, pinene and other compounds.

Due to the unique composition of medicinal plant list of medicinal properties of sage simply limitless.Vegetable antibiotic Salvini, isolated from leaves of sage, has an antiseptic effect.Tannins, FLA-vonoidy, vitamin E provide anti-inflammatory effect;they seal the epithelial tissue, reduce the permeability of cell membranes and

walls of blood and lymph vessels.Essential oil of sage has anti-microbial and anti-fungal activity, is able to suppress even the development of resistant microbes such as Staphylococcus aureus.Bitterness, contained in the leaves, stimulates the secretory activity of the gastrointestinal tract, have a certain antispasmodic, astringent and analgesic effect in diseases of the digestive system.In many inflammatory diseases of the internal organs and the skin helps obvolakiva-

guides and reparative, healing plants capacity.In addition, sage reduces perspiration and lactation (separation of milk in lactating women).In folk medicine used as an expectorant, hemostatic, blood cleanser, carminative and diuretic.We study the ability of drugs sage regulate the sex glands {estrogenic effects, that is, the ability to increase the formation of the female hormones), but also its ability to eliminate harmful substances and toxins from the body (toxic effect), strengthen the nervous system, restore power and vital functions of the body after a longdisease (restorative effect).

Sage treats diseases of almost all of our body's organs:

inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth and gums (thrush in children, periodontitis, gingivitis, ulcers mucosa, aphthous stomatitis, pulpit);

diseases of the upper respiratory tract, bronchi, lungs (inflammation of the tonsils, nasopharynx, sore throat and chronic tonsillitis, tracheitis, pharyngitis and laryngitis, acute and chronic bronchitis);

diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (gastritis, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcers, enteritis and enterocolitis, flatulence, diarrhea);

diseases of the excretory system (inflammation of the bladder, urinary incontinence, inflammation of the renal pelvis);

disease of the liver, spleen (tumor), pancreatic, gallbladder (cholecystitis);

diseases of the musculoskeletal system (various inflammatory and metabolic and degenerative processes in the joints - arthritis, deforming osteoarthritis, joint pain of rheumatism, sciatica, intervertebral osteochondrosis);

gynecological disease (menstrual disorders, painful menstruation, infertility, inflammation of the female genital organs - vulvitis, vaginitis, endocervicitis, Belikova pathological course of menopause);

male diseases (prostatitis, prostate adenoma);

damage and skin diseases (purulent wounds, burns, frostbite, difficult healing ulcers, acne, eczema, psoriasis, neurodermatitis, hair loss).

sage preparations also help with cramps various organs, hemorrhoids, excessive sweating, edema, atherosclerosis, infectious diseases (small pox, and mumps), they are used even in the treatment of tumors, pulmonary tuberculosis and diabetes.

special role for the healing properties of sage in the treatment of functional disorders of the nervous system, spinal cord diseases.For example, the Bulgarian traditional medicine recommends a plant for dizziness, nervous seizures, tremor (trembling of the limbs).Anti-stress properties of sage are open for a long time and great help so far.It acts on the nervous system

as a gentle but effective stimulant.It improves mental and physical performance, the adaptive capacity of the body, restores energy balance.Those who receive infusions of sage, will not get any nervous overload, chronic fatigue;it helps to cope with the symptoms of depression, obsessive fears.Especially useful for people with high anxiety, emotional instability.

Salvia officinalis is found in many medicinal fees, amplifying the effects of other medicinal plants.

This aromatic plant is not only heals but also prevents many diseases.His shredded dry leaves - a great addition to many spicy vegetable dishes, salads, soups, pastries, drinks.Traditionally, Salvia is used in fatty meat and poultry (pork, duck, goose).This seasoning not only improves the taste of food, but also promotes better digestion of fatty foods, thereby prevents digestive diseases.

Types sage

Total Salvia genus includes about 700 species, this subshrub or herbaceous rhizomatous plants, most of them are perennial, rarely found one and biennial.Distributed by the sage and the Southern and Northern hemispheres, mainly in the warm regions.

very similar to the sage meadow sage (Salvia pratensis), it can be found on top of a much larger "lip" at the flowers.This plant contains about all of the same substance as its drug counterpart, but in quite different concentrations and therefore in medicine and cooking does not apply.

But clary sage and Ethiopian are not inferior to Sage for its healing properties and is widely cultivated for the production of pharmaceutical agents.The first of these treat diseases of the musculoskeletal system and the peripheral nervous system (eg, sciatica) and Ethiopian sage is used in the treatment of tuberculosis, coughing up blood and gastric diseases.

lavandovolistny Spanish Sage - like a garden sage, but with narrower leaves and small purple flowers.The whole plant has a strong fragrance similar to the scent of lavender.In Spain, he is regarded as a universal remedy that can prolong life and to protect against any infections.It is used to treat rheumatism, digestive disorders, gynecological and neurological diseases.Spanish sage essential oil is used for eczema, ulcers, burns, and neuralgia, arthritis, asthma, this drug helps in the treatment of hepatitis B, dysmenorrhea, menstrual irregularities, infertility.