Sage | the savior herb

Sage (Salvia Officialis) is a medicinal herb used by ancient Egyptians and Greeks to stop bleeding of wounds, and clean sores or ulcers. 

Chinese medicine believes that liver and spleen meridians can be cleared by the Chinese Sage Herb (Shi Jian Chuan); whereas Ayurveda says that Salvia Officialis improves the condition of the brain, nerves, eyes and glands; and many ancient traditions believed that Sage removes evil spirits, relieves snakebites and increases a women’s fertility | to learn a cool way to cleanse your aura and clear your home, click here.

Throughout the years, Western medicine developed a robust library of scientific studies that proves the healing benefits of sage, including the relief of Alzheimer's disease by helping with chemical imbalances in the brain - improving memory and reactivity of the senses; it is a digestive tri-doshic (pacifies all doshas) medicine - vata | loss of appetite and gas, pitta | heartburn and diarrhea,  kapha | bloating and stomach pain; it has anti-inflammatory qualities that help relieve arthritis and gout, and reduce cardiovascular inflammation such as heart disease and increased blood pressure | to learn more about the benefits of sage for skin, hair and overall health, click here.

Now that we know how purifying sage is, let's learn how easy it is to incorporate sage into your daily routine.

Tip 1 | TEA - purchase a sage plant pot from your favorite local market, every morning when you wake up, boil 2 cups of water and add three sage leaves to the water, cover and let it boil for five minutes. Add a spoonful of honey to cup of tea and enjoy the healing benefits of sage. 

Tip 2 | SPICE - in a warm skillet, add a spoon of ghee (clarified butter), pick sage leaves from plant pot, remove stems and finely chop the rest. Add chopped sage to melted ghee, reduce heat to low and let it simmer for 5-10 minutes. Use this aromatic oil to be the base of any meal.

Tip 3 | AROMATHERAPY - sage essential oil is an incredible potent source of healing, with strong stimulant effect, sage can move things and get rid of impurities in body, mind and spirt. Add 4-6 drops of sage essential oil to your diffuser, or add 8-10 drops to a 1/4 gallon of water spritzer to cleanse your home.

Tip 4 | INCENSE - dry sage is an powerful spiritual cleanser. To explore it's healing power to its full capacity, follow these steps: open windows and doors of space that needs cleansing, hold dry sage bunch in dominant hand, light it up until smoky, and start walking towards the room in clockwise direction, and as you breathe, take the next step. Notice the shape of the smoke - if it scatters around, it means it still needs more cleansing so you should take deep breaths at that location. If it flows continuously, the path was cleared and you are free to move on. 

There you go - 4 easy tips you can incorporate into your daily routine and start purifying body, mind and soul.

Now we know why sage is called "the savior herb"! 

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