Although the effectiveness of Common Sage is open to debate, it has been recommended at one time or another for practically every ailment.
It is reputed to be good against water retention. Has been used as an antibiotic, an antifungal, a sedative, an astringent, and as a tonic; There is growing evidence of it’s benefits in treating symptoms of Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Other treatments include: dissolving kidney stones, reducing dandruff, helping to regulate menstruation, reducing night sweats, against headaches, to ease rheumatic fever and joint pain, against colds and coughs and to ease indigestion.
*Caution: In high doses, sage can over stimulate and should be avoided by anyone who suffers from epilepsy. It should also be avoided in early pregnancy.