It is good for many ailments such as depression, oral and dental diseases, digestive system disorders. Sage tea should not be left to brew for a long time. Although many benefits are known, some chronic patients need to be careful when using sage tea.
So, who should be careful when using sage? How should sage be brewed?
BENEFITS OF SAGE TEA
The leaves of sage tea, a medicinal and aromatic plant. It can be drunk as tea when boiled, or it can be used by obtaining its essence or essential oil in other words.
Although sage tea is usually made by boiling, it must actually be prepared by brewing. In this way, the nutritional values are better preserved and more intense sage flavor can be obtained.
Keeping it in boiling water for too long will cause the plant to lose its beneficial effects and the taste of the tea may become bitter.
It is suggested that by boiling sage tea for more than 2 minutes, toxic components may be released and the tea may become harmful.
200-250 ml of boiling water is added to approximately 2 grams of sage tea and infused for 10 minutes. The leaves are drained and filled in a cup and served.
WHO SHOULD NOT CONSUME SAGE TEA?
Some side effects can be seen in excessive consumption of sage tea. Individuals who are allergic to plants belonging to the Salvia genus may cause allergic reactions if they drink sage tea. Although it is known that sage tea can be beneficial in digestive system disorders such as nausea. Over drinking may cause a burning sensation and pain in the stomach. Although side effects vary from person to person, drinking 3 cups of sage tea daily is considered safe. Not to drink more than 3 glasses per day.