Sićevo gorge in southern Serbia is the largest natural area covered in sage outside the Mediterranean. Sage has always grown in the Mediterranean belt and has been famous far and wide. The Chinese valued it so much that they would trade three crates of their tea for one crate of sage with Dutch merchants. According to many folklore traditions, sage is synonymous with longevity and immortality.
Today, when we are painfully aware of the fact that bacteria are increasingly resistant to modern antibiotics, sage is here to save us again. The essential oil of this plant very strongly prevents the growth of pathogenic bacteria and thus stops bacterial and fungal infections. Numerous modern studies have proven that sage successfully helps heal wounds and prevents infections, especially when it comes to staphylococci; it is also effective in treating herpes.
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