As far back as Roman times sage has been thought to have magical similarities. The Romans thought that it would bring them immortality and the Arab cultures believed it would bring an increase to psychic powers. already the Greeks thought that sage could make you humorous and wise. During the Middle Ages, doctors of that time used sage to treat fevers, memory loss and eye conditions.
Reap the many benefits from something that is in your spice rack right now. The Latin name for sage is salvia which method to heal.
There have been many benefits to your health associated with sage. It is a known antioxidant, which are important to our bodies for fighting off the effects of free radicals. The research into sage has shown that the oils in sage have a very advantageous antibacterial character. It can be used as an effective antiviral and antifungal treatment. It also has the ability to relieve tension and headaches in addition as to settle frayed nerves.
You can add this delicious and healthy herb to your favorite recipes for a wonderful treat. You will be creating a wonderful recipe and delivering many health benefits in addition. Imagine cooking a meal that can enhance your memory. There was a study that showed the memory enhancing benefits of sage.
People throughout time have used this herb to treat such shared conditions as sore throat, mouth inflammations and gingivitis. You can already chew the leaves to clean your teeth and keep your gums strong. You will find that it is one of the elements in modern toothpaste.
Not only does it provide all of these health benefits but also it is known the world over for its flavorful assistance in your recipes. The British use sage to cook with onion for the greatest stuffing for turkey, chicken and pork. The French use it for delicious vegetable soup. The Germans use sage to flavor their sausage and China uses sage for tea. In the West, sage is often used as a marinade for a variety of meats. You can add this herb to virtually any dish you like. Take a chance and try sage in your recipes and see if it doesn’t give it a little spark.
You can find sage in any supermarket in the world. But you should know that not all sage is the highest quality. You can find a better grade of sage if you shop in specialty stores.