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"Avramoglou" Sage, faskomilo 35g

The Latin name for sage: salvia, means “to heal. Although the effectiveness of Common Sage is open to debate, it has been recommended at one time or another for virtually every ailment. Modern evidence supports its effects as an antihidrotic, antibiotic, antifungal, astringent, antispasmodic, estrogenic, hypoglycaemic, and tonic. In a double blind, randomized and placebo-controlled trial, sage was found to be effective in the management of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.

Caffeine content is No Caffeine.
Brew Instructions: 2 tsp, 3-4 minutes, 90° Celsius 

Sage comes in several forms and can be used in a variety of ways.

Fresh sage leaves have a strong aromatic flavour and are best used sparingly in dishes.

Here are some ways you can add fresh sage to your diet:

  • Sprinkle as a garnish on soups.
  • Mix into a stuffing in roast dishes.
  • Combine chopped leaves with butter to make sage butter.
  • Add chopped leaves to tomato sauce.
  • Serve it with eggs in an omelette.

Dried sage is often preferred by cooks and comes ground, rubbed or in whole leaves.

Here are some ways you can use dried sage:

  • As a rub for meats.
  • As a seasoning for roasted vegetables
  • Combined with mashed potatoes or squash for a more earthy flavour.

You can also purchase sage products, such as sage tea and sage extract supplements.

Sage is an herb. The leaf is used to make medicine. There are many species of sage. The two most common species are common sage (Salvia officinalis) and Spanish sage (Salvia lavandulaefolia).

Sage is used for Alzheimer disease, diabetes, high cholesterol, and symptoms of menopause. It is also used for many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

In foods, sage is a commonly used spice.

In manufacturing, sage is used as a fragrance component in soaps and cosmetics.

How does it work ?

Sage might help with chemical imbalances in the brain that cause symptoms of Alzheimer disease. It might also improve how the body uses insulin and sugar.