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Sage tea

Use

– For sore throat (use as a gargle), chills

Sage tea

Ingredients

For one cup of sage tea, use:

– 1 tablespoon (1 to 1.5 grams) of dried sage leaves or 2 tablespoons of fresh sage leaves

– Around 6.76 fl. oz. (200 mL) of water

Sage tea ingredients

Preparation

– Heat water to boiling then pour it over the sage leaves.

– Infuse for about ten minutes (in order to obtain an effective dose of the active ingredients)

– Strain

Sage tea preparation

Dosage

– Drink a cup several times a day for chills or sore throat (also to be used as a gargle (3 times a day with sage tea).

Sage tea

Notes

– According to a study published in the European Journal of Medical Research in september 2009, an echinacea/sage preparation was as efficacious and well tolerated as a chlorhexidine/lidocaine spray in the treatment of acute sore throats.

– Sage tea is contra-indicated in case of pregnancy

– Avoid consuming this tea over a long period (several months).

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Informations sur la rédaction de cet article et la date de la dernière modification: 22.11.2015

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