Sage has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial action due to the essential oils contained in its leaves. They consisted of a large percentage of phosphoric acid, vitamin C, B1, P and tannin.
To effectively combat dry cough is recommended to be combined with milk, because it dissolves mucus and stimulates its disposal, while facilitating expectoration.
- 250 mg milk
- 1 tablespoon sage
Preparation and use:
Add the sage in the milk and cook them over low heat until the milk starts boiling.
Once the milk boils, remove the side and add 1 teaspoon butter. Cover with a lid and let stand about 15 minutes.
Strain the resulting liquid, add 1 teaspoon honey (If you want, you may add 1 teaspoon turmeric, for children half a teaspoon) and mix them well.
Repeat several nights in a row and say goodbye to the annoying cough.
Note: Sage is not recommended for nursing mothers as it may prevent lactation. Also this beverage should be careful and people who are prone to kidney disease and hypotension