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
How to make 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.
Drink the liquid in the evening half an hour before sleep and make sure that there is no need to wake up because of the hard coughing.
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.