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RED SAGE

ECHTE SALIE, Salvia officinalis
Parts used: Leaves, flowers
Constituents: Volatile oils, Tannins, Bitter principle, Triterpenoids, Flavonoids
 
Actions Indications
Anti-septic
Carminative
Anti-spasmodic
Bitter tonic
Anti-Galactagogue
Anti-hidrotic
Relaxant
Nervous tonic
Astringent
Sore throats, tonsillitis, infections, uvulitis, glossitis, mouth ulcers
Gastroenteritis, catarrh, indigestion, flatulent dyspepsia, diarrhoea
Asthma, bronchitis
Indigestion, diarrhoea, anorexia, colic, flatulence, sialorrhoea
Dries up breast milk, helps in difficult labour
Menopausal night sweats, cessation of breast milk. Hot flushes; 6 leaves in lemon 12h, +water
(Start in low dosages)
Nervousness, excitability, dizziness, trembling, may assist in the prevention of Alzheimer’s
Dysmenorrhoea, regulates menses
 
Herbal extract, 20-40mL per week
Energetics: Warming, bitter, pungent, astringent. Dosha: VK-P+
Meridians: spleen, liver, kidney, lungs
Contraindications: Pregnancy and Lactation. Neurotoxic in large quantities
 
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