Sage Tea for Hot Flushes

By Julie Dargan | Recipes

May 29

Benefits of Sage Tea

Simply steep 5-10 fresh Sage leaves in teapot of boiling water fresh off the boil. Steep for 5-10 minutes before serving. No milk or sugar need to be added.

The use of sage as a natural remedy for excessive sweating and hot flashes has its roots in traditional folk medicine.

For those of you who like scientific evidence, in recent years there have been several scientific studies that have investigated the potential benefits sage may offer to women suffering from night sweats and hot flushes.

In such study, menopausal women with at least five daily hot flushes had teas containing fresh sage leaves for about two months. The results were truly impressive: each week during the experiment, a significant decrease in both the total number and the severity of hot flushes was observed.

Sage also Sage tea has a longstanding reputation for lifting the spirits as well as being touted as an excellent remedy for impaired memory.

If you are unable to find fresh sage, look out for sage tea bags in your local health food shop.

Source: http://www.healwithfood.org/health-benefits/sage-medicinal-salvia.php#ixzz3UdH2bW2a

Source: http://www.healwithfood.org/health-benefits/sage-medicinal-salvia.php#ixzz3UdGwCOqL

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Julie Dargan RN, ND, BHSc works with Successful, Busy, Menopausal Women find relief from hot flushes and night sweats, & lose weight gained in their middle years, through diet and lifestyle changes.