Salvia officinalis
Native to Mediterranean region

- Antiseptic
- Astringent
- Reduces menopausal night sweats (antihidrotic)
- Helps with digestion (bloating) and irregular menstruation
- Antispasmodic on intestines and muscles
- Can also be used as a mouth wash (inflammation)


Add the water (one cup) to a pan. Bring the water to a high simmer, then remove it from heat. Add the sage leaves (2 tsp fresh sage leaves or 1 tsp dried sage leaves) to the water and allow them to steep for 5-7 minutes. Strain the mixture to remove the sage leaves. Pour the tea into a mug, add honey or lemon, as desired, and enjoy!

Part of the plant used: leaves

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