Long-term shrub , up to 70 cm stalks four rehgrannye at the bottom
of woody , grayish color , and top -pubescent , green. leaves
opposite, petiolate , finely toothed, 5-8 cm long and 3-4 cm wide ,
with melkosetchatoy surface.
Flowers in whorls false. Sage blooms in June - July
(From the second year of vegetation), bluish-purple, rarely white or pink
flowers. Medoproduktivnost sage is 170-200 kg / ha, honey, collected
bees on the plantations of sage, has a pronounced healing properties.
Saponin - leaves collected from the beginning of flowering sage for
the summer. Leaves and the drug "Salvini", including extract of the leaves,
used as an astringent to rinse with inflammatory processes
in the oral cavity. Herbal tea made from sage leaves is recommended in the treatment of
protracted bronchitis, sore throats and bleeding gums. Includes sage leaves
drug and fees are assessed with liver, gall bladder,
Gastrointestinal tract, as a diuretic and carminative. Water extract of the leaves
(20 g per liter of boiling water) promotes good digestion. Aromatic sage
baths are used in the treatment of sciatica, sciatica, polyarthritis, etc.
In Tibetan medicine herb sage treated with so-called "inflammation of blood"
(According to the traditional terminology used in Tibetan medicine), "heat vessels"
and "the poison of disease."