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 antihydrotic, antibiotic, antifungal, astringent, antispasmodic, estrogenic, hypoglycemic, 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.
The famous Greek herbal tea that is served throughout the world which is a very delicious and known to all of us mountain tea or sideritis is highly appreciated by both the young and older tea connoisseur. Mountain tea is indigenous to Greece and is used for colds and coughs but also (lately) has been found to possibly help with serious diseases such as parkinsons. Please consult a doctor if for this use.
The Echinacea is considered the antibiotic of nature as it has been observed to contribute significantly in killing germs and boosting the body's immune system. It cleans the blood by stimulating the creation of white blood cells that destroy viruses and bacteria. In addition to being used for blood poisoning, poisonous bites, chronic bacterial or vaginal infections, hemorrhoids, and has fat burning properties.