No surprise the herb sage shares its meaning with a wise saint! Sage, a herb now accessible at most gourmet stores in the UK, is proven to help patients improve from brain function loss and sharpen the memory of healthy individuals. Actually, the brain not ever loses brain. The brines are ‘lost’ because we do not recover them often. However, with right foods like sage, you can increase the power of your brain.
Researchers have proven that stage works effectively as a brain enhancer. In fact, there are people studying on the potential of sage as a probable treatment for Alzheimers or dementia.
A research was conducted by Medicinal herb Research Centre (MPRC) at the Universities of Newcastle and North Umbria, on 44 early adults between the ages of eighteenth to thirty-seven. Some were given sage oil pills while others placebo. Upon trials during a memory recall test, those administered with sage oil pills showed recovered memory and were able to recover more words.
Current drugs for brain enhancement and cure of Alzheimer’s have several side effects. Sage being a natural plant has not shown any side effects in the experiences. Sage, however, should not be administered to prenatal women.
Besides being brain enhancers, did you know sage leaves have many other benefits such as handling symptoms of cold, bronchitis, congestion, asthma and lowering fever?
How to use?
Sage oil pills are the most effective. However, you can even sip on some sage tea each day or use sage oil for scalp SMS. You can also add sage to taste your soups and pizza or pasta sauces.