View the video broadcasting the benefits of sage. Scientists have observed that sage can clear up to 94 percent of airborne bacteria in a space and disinfect the air. Burning sage, as it filters through the air, not only cleanses the air, but also will help to create a positive, warm atmosphere in your home or office. Sage contains 1,8 cineole, which acts as an analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, mucolytic, expectorant, increases cerebral blood flow and reduces tension headaches.
There are also the healthy benefits of drinking white sage tea. White sage tea contains cineole (the same compound found in eucalyptus) and this can help dry mucous and help you breathe. A cold cup of white sage tea can relieve indigestion. Since it has mild diuretic effects, it could be used for mild hypertension. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Plant Guide, Sage leaf tea is a proven strategy for alleviating a sore throat. Sage tea will reduce mucous secretions of the sinuses, throat, and lungs. According to the plant guide mentioned above, “The lukewarm tea is sufficiently bacteriostatic and astringent to make it useful for treating nearly all sore throats, first gargled and then drunk. The information regarding sage is not intended to treat, diagnose or substitute for the advice of your health-care provider. ”