Essence of the Week: True Sage
True Sage is an ancient perennial herb that has been used since Ancient Egypt as a sacred plant healer. In Latin, salvare means to heal or save. She is associated with wisdom and memory. Romans used her in religious ceremonies and rituals and called her "holy herb".
True Sage is wonderful for digestion, blood sugar, cholesterol, and liver and gallbladder issues. She is an immune system booster and can be used for the common cold, flu, and other virus'. As an anti-fungal, True Sage is good for athlete's foot and other infections. True Sage helps the skin and psoriasis, radiation burns, cuts, scars, alopecia, ulcers, sores, bites, shingles, herpes, and other dermatitis issues. For the lungs, she is good for a cough, chronic bronchitis, asthma, and sinus problems. True Sage helps to regulate menses and is balancing during menopause. She soothes sore muscles, helps with arthritis and rheumatism, and hydrates the connective tissues. True Sage is an overall harmonizer.
Energetically, True Sage is a great supporter of discernment. She helps one to think clearly and remember who they are and why they are here. She is amazing for depression, grief, blocked emotions, and negativity. As a holy plant, she is connected to wisdom and purification. True Sage is a manifesting energy that supports growth, expansion, and living one's purpose.