15 COMMON SAGE seeds (Salvia...
Warning: Last items in stock!
Salvia officinalis or Common Sage has a very long history of effective medicinal use and is an important domestic herbal remedy for disorders of the digestive system. Its antiseptic qualities make it an effective gargle for the mouth where it can heal sore throats, ulcers etc.
The leaves applied to an aching tooth will often relieve the pain. The whole herb is antihydrotic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, cholagogue, galactofuge, stimulant, tonic and vasodilator.
Sage is also used internally in the treatment of excessive lactation, night sweats, excessive salivation (as in Parkinson's disease), profuse perspiration (as in TB), anxiety, depression, female sterility and menopausal problems. Many herbalists believe that the purple-leafed forms of this species are more potent medicinally.
This remedy should not be prescribed to pregnant women or to people who have epileptic fits. The plant is toxic in excess or when taken for extended periods - though the toxic dose is very large.
Externally, it is used to treat insect bites, skin, throat, mouth and gum infections and vaginal discharge.
The leaves are best harvested before the plant comes into flower and are dried for later use. The essential oil from the plant is used in small doses to remove heavy collections of mucous from the respiratory organs and mixed in embrocations for treating rheumatism.
In larger doses, however, it can cause epileptic fits, giddiness etc. The essential oil is used in aromatherapy. Its keyword is 'Tonic'
50 seeds CORN POPPY (Papaver rhoeas)
15 PAPAYA seeds (Carica papaya)
2 mycelium dowels GHOST FUNGUS (Omphalotus...
10 INTELLECT TREE / MALKANGINI seeds (Celastrus...
25 RAMSONS / WILD GARLIC seeds (Allium ursinum)
CONGO COCKATOO, PARROT IMPATIENS live plant...
5 PETER PEPPER YELLOW seeds (Capsicum annuum)
5 PLANTAIN BANANA seeds (Musa paradisiaca)
CHAMELEON PLANT live plant (Houttuynia cordata)
6 GIANT WHITE BIRD seeds (Strelitzia nicolai)
10 GINSENG seeds (Panax quinquefolius)
SWISS MINT live plant (Mentha X piperita)
5 AGARWOOD seeds (Aquilaria crassna)
15 seeds of LEAD PLANT (Amorpha canescens)
10 BRYONY seeds (Bryonia cretica)
10 THORN APPLE seeds (Datura metel)
20 WHITE HOREHOUND seeds (Marrubium vulgare)
15 seeds of BITTERSWEET NIGHTSHADE (Solanum...
20 KING OF BITTERS seeds (Andrographis paniculata)
30 BLUE TOBACCO seeds (Nicotiana glauca)