Sage is an herb of the same family of Basil and like its sister it is very rich in Vitamin K. Its most common effects on health are:
- anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and antibacterial: it is often used against mouth or throat inflammations
- digestive: it helps the digestion and more particularly reduces abdominal distension and intestinal bloating
- cerebral tonic: it is good against mental fatigue and it improves the memory
- abnormal sweats regulation: it helps to control menopausal sweats and other excessive sweats that are due to hormonal disorders
Use: you can add some fresh leaves to a green tea or to a simple pasta dish with butter and lemon zest so like the Italians.