Athonite Herbs – Sage | Mount Athos Pharmacy
Monastic sage is a miraculous herb that is collected by Mount Athos Monks and stands out thanks to its strong antiseptic and antioxidant properties as well as its high content in iron! Sage is also suitable in the treatment of nervousness; it improves brain function and memory and can be used effectively for throat infections & mouth ulcers!
Net Weight: 50g
ATHONITE SAGE FROM MOUNT ATHOS PHARMACY IN KARYES
Mount Athos Mountain Tea from the series “Monastic Recipes” is a real treasure for human health. Athonite fathers on the Garden of Virgin Mary, collect and package valuable herbs for the human body on a daily basis.
• It is rich in iron
• Full of antioxidants
• It aids with digestion and protects the digestive system
• It is useful in the treatment of colds and other respiratory illnesses
• It reduces fevers
• It boosts the immunity system
• It soothes mild anxiety
• A unique sleeping aid
• Sage is a valuable agent in the delirium of fevers and in the nervous excitement frequently accompanying brain and nervous diseases. It has a considerable reputation as a remedy, given in small and often-repeated doses. It is highly serviceable as a stimulant tonic in debility of the stomach and nervous system and weakness of digestion generally. It is considered a useful medicine in typhoid fever and beneficial in biliousness and liver complaints, kidney troubles, haemorrhage from the lungs or stomach, for colds in the head as well as sore throat, quinsy, measles, for pains in the joints, lethargy and palsy. It has been used to check excessive perspiration in phthisis cases, and is useful as an emmenagogue. A cup of the strong infusion will be found good to relieve nervous headache.
• In Germany, sage tea is also applied topically as a rinse or gargled for inflammations. Sage extract, tincture, and essential oil are all used in prepared medicines for mouth and throat and as gastrointestinal remedies.
Antiseptic and antibacterial
• Sage has been used effectively for throat infections, dental abscesses, infected gums and mouth ulcers. The phenolic acids in sage are particularly potent against Staphylococcus aureus.
Reduces muscle tension
• Sage has an anti-spasmodic action which reduces tension in smooth muscle, and it can be used in a steam inhalation for asthma attacks. It is an excellent remedy for helping to remove mucous congestion in the airways and for checking or preventing secondary infection.
• It may be taken as a carminative to reduce griping and other symptoms of indigestion, and is also of value in the treatment of dysmenorrhoea. Its bitter component stimulates upper digestive secretions, intestinal mobility, bile flow, and pancreatic function, while the volatile oil has a carminative and stimulating effect on the digestion.
• There also seems to be a more general relaxant effect, so that the plant is suitable in the treatment of nervousness, excitability and dizziness.
Reduces menopausal symptoms
Sage can also help reduce the excess sweating and hot flushes associated with menopause. Traditionally, it has also been used to treat poor memory, another common menopause symptom. Add some sage leaves to hot water to make a tea.
The herb sage, has shown astonishing results in studies, and does, in some women, have the power to eliminate hot flushes altogether. It has a reputation for alleviating sinus infections, improving cognitive performance, and for use as a general tonic that benefits the nervous system and enhances the mind. However, its most common use is for symptoms of the menopause.
In a survey undertaken by the National Institute of Medical Herbalists, most respondents said they used sage for the menopause, particularly to alleviate hot flushes and night sweats.
• It is thought that sage is similar to Rosemary in its ability to improve brain function and memory. In a study involving 20 healthy volunteers sage oil caused indicated improvements in word recall and speed of attention. Meanwhile the activity of sage and its constituents have been investigated in the search for new drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease with promising results.
Add a spoonful of monastic sage in 1.5 liters of boiled water. Allow to steep for 6-8 minutes. Drink one cup of tea every morning, noon and evening before every meal!
Keep in cool and shady place.
Origin: Mount Athos Pharmacy, Karyes
Net Weight: 50g
Sage has been used effectively for throat infections, dental abscesses, infected gums and mouth ulcers. The phenolic acids in sage are particularly potent against Staphylococcus aureus. In vitro, sage oil has been shown to be effective against both Escherichia coli and Salmonella species, and against filamentous fungi and yeasts such as Candida albicans. Sage also has an astringent action due to its relatively high tannin content and can be used in the treatment of infantile diarrhoea.
Its antiseptic action is of value where there is intestinal infection.
Sage has an anti-spasmodic action which reduces tension in smooth muscle, and it can be used in a steam inhalation for asthma attacks. It is an excellent remedy for helping to remove mucous congestion in the airways and for checking or preventing secondary infection.