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SALVIA OFFICINALIS L SAGE

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

SALVIA OFFICINALIS L

Medical Sage

Family: Lamiaceae

Medical Use: antiviral, antibacterial, antiseptic, antifebrile (decrease fever), gas reliefer, general stimulant, hiperhidrozis (against over sudation), emphysema, wound healer

Parts: Leafs and buds of flower

Side effect:

  • No serious side effect in recommended dose.
  • If boiled or infused too long, can be effect toxic.
  • Can decrease blood presure.

Drug interaction:

  • Can decrease the effectiveness of medications used to prevent seizures.
  • Can make downsiness, interact with antidepressants, sedatives.
  • Can decrase blood suger, interact with diabetes drugs.

Warnings:

  • Dont take more than 6mg Thujone in one day, it is neurotoxic. Dont use over stated amount or infuse/boil over.
  • Can decrase bloodpresure.

How to Use:

Internaly: 

antiviral, antibacterial, antiseptic, antifebrile (decrease fever), gastrointestinal (gas reliefer), general stimulant:

Tea(infusion): 1 turkish tea spoon fine grinded herb, dry or fresh, add 150ml boiled water, brew for 10-15min, than filter. Drink 2-3 times daily fresh brewd.

general stimulant:

Wein liqueur: Put 100g of herb into a litre of good wine. Let rest for 10 days and filter. Use preventative or healer in small dose.

Emphysema:

Tea(infusion): 5g fine grinded dry herb, add 150ml boiled water, brew for 10-15min, than filter. Drink 2-3 times daily fresh brewd.

Externaly: 

antibacterial, antiseptic, wound healer:

Tea(infusion): 2-3 turkish tea spoon fine grinded herb, dry or fresh, add 150ml boiled water, brew for 10-15min, than filter. Aplly wounded area or gargle fresh brewd.

Tincture(1:10, %70 ethanol): Put 5-10ml tincture in 100ml water and gargle or aplly wounded area

The term ‘salvia’ comes from latine word ‘salvare’, which means healing.

It growns in south and west Europa. But the variate, named Salvia Triloba L. growns in Anatolia, can be used for similar aims. The content is similar, execpt ‘salvin’ which operates on RNA synthesis of Virus, cant be found in S. Tiloba L.

The history of use can be tracked to 2000bc. It is known that the ancient Egyptens have used it by pregnancy.

An old expression about importance of this herb, which should have been expressed at Salerno School, asks: “Why a person with Salvia in his garden would die at all?” and answers: “There is no answer to death in a garden!”

Content: Essential oil (etheric), thujone(toxic)(salviol, salvia), kaempferol, borneol, cineole, triterpene, tannen %5, flavonoids, protein, potassium

FOENICULUM VULGARE MILLER FENNEL

Saturday, February 27th, 2021

FOENICULUM VULGARE MiLLER , F. Capilleaceum Gilbert., F. Officinale

Fennel

Family: Umbelliferae (Apiaceae)

Medical use: Weak gastrointestinal disorders (includes babys gas problem), phlegm, antibacterial, menstrual pain, inreasing milk

Parts: Fruit (seed), herb

Side effect:

  • Anethol in it stimulates nerves, in high dose it can cause spasm-like effect, therefore can be dangerous by epilepsy
  • Anethol can be alergic

Drug interactions:

  • Can interact with blood thinners
  • Can effect estrogen-like and interact with hormonal drugs

Warning:

  • Not use longer than one week under 12 age

How to Use:

Internaly: 

Weak gastrointestinal disorders (includes babys gas problem), phlegm, antibacterial, menstural pain, inreasing milk:

Tea: 1,5-2g grinded fruit (seed), add 200ml boiled water, brew 5-10min, filter. 3 times a day. Dose should be reduced under 1,5g when used by children under 12, proportional to childs age

Oil: 1-2 drop mixed in water or droped on something

Wine: 30g fruit (seed), add 1lt red wine, brew 3weeks, filter. 50-100ml daily

Name Foeniculum comes from latin ‘foenum: straw’, because of its appearance.

The plant refered by Theophrast and Dioskorides with name ‘marathon’ was fennel. In traditional chinese medicine fennel is known since long time. Anglo-saxons have belived that fennel is one of the nine secret plants, given by God to his people. Also fennel is one of the absinthes content.

It is native in Mediteranean and west Asia.

It can used as food as well and is rich by nutirents, a close variety named F. Vulgare var. Azoricum is to grow as vegetable, every part of it can be eaten and used in many culture for it but not used to prepare tea.

Content: High content of anethol, besides bitter and sweet kaempferols, fenchone, pinene, lemonene, albumin, sugar, vitamin B and E. Carbohydrate, oil, protein and minerals like potassium, calsium, iron, magnesium