Sage is often added to food for flavoring. But sage does more than bring taste to your food.

When added to sausage, it actually helps in your body’s digestion of meat.

With antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, the herb can be used for many ailments.

It appears that sage supports acetylcholine and keeps it from breaking down, and as such, is believed to help in preventing Alzheimer’s disease. It is also believed to help improve memory and mood.

[1] Collins, Elise Marie. An A-Z Guide to Healing Foods: A Shopper’s Companion. San Francisco, California: Conari Press, 2009. Print.

Cindy L. TJOL is trained in Psychology, Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has several years of experience writing on natural health on the internet. Follow her on her blog and read her other articles at Insights On

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