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 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.