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Nature Tuesday ~ Medicinal plant with a rich history

Sage really boasts many health benefits. Practically everyone knows how to gargle sage in inflammatory processes in the oral cavity and throat. It acts as a stimulant, mild laxative, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and also promotes appetite.

Sage is a versatile medicinal and spice plant. Sage tea cures inflammation of the gums, oral cavity, and throat, soothes, limits sweating, and has a beneficial effect on the stomach and intestines. The essential oil disinfects and relieves cramps, tannin increases the anti-diarrheal effect.

Sage has a burning taste, and in the West, it is mainly used as a spice, for example in the preparation of stuffed poultry and various sauces. The Germans use it to season sausages. Otherwise, sage can also be used as a side dish from wild or brown rice, barley, and lentils, and it is also a great way to liven up sauces and minestrone.

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