The scientific Latin name for sage is "salvare" means "health". There is even a saying, "Why die when sage blooms in the garden." therefore use of salvia officinalis in medicine extends quite widely.
There are approximately 700 species of sage known to humans, many of which have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and astringent properties. Traditional medicine uses sage leaves in the form of infusions, decoctions and baths.
The use of sage medicinal for medical purposes
The leaves are of the greatest value because of the essential oil they contain. Sage infusions treat diseases of the respiratory, nervous systems, gastrointestinal tract, and other organs and systems. Sage preparations help stop hair loss and cope with other cosmetic problems.
One of the main properties of sage is its beneficial effect on reproductive female function... Since the days of Ancient Egypt, women after epidemics and wars were recommended to use sage leaves to multiply the genus. Indeed, the infusion of sage seeds normalizes the muscle tone of the uterus, promotes the conception of a child, normalizes the menstrual cycle, reduces the soreness of menstruation; when breastfeeding helps to stop lactation. The astringent property slows down bleeding, and the phytoestrogenic effect helps with climacteric problems.
There are also medicinal properties essential oils plants that, dissolving in fats, freely penetrate the top layer of the skin. By causing irritation of peripheral nerve receptors, they contribute to the restoration of skin-vascular reflexes.
Sage roots contain substances of a quinone nature with antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activity. The ointment with sage extract is highly effective in the treatment of eczema, neurodermatitis, psoriasis.