Sage water gargle

Sage water gargle

Sage belongs to mint family and is a good old remedy for cold, cough and throat infections.

What you need?

  1. A Tbsp of dried sage leaves
  2. One tsp -goldenseal or orange root (yellow puccoon)
  3. Pinch of cayenne pepper
  4. Half cup apple cider vinegar
  5. 1 Tbsp salt

Prepare gargle :

  • Boil a cup water and pour on dried sage leaves*. Let it steep for half an hour. After half an hour strain and add rest of the ingredients and at the end add apple cider vinegar.

To use:

  • Gargle a teaspoon of the liquid every 2 hours. Gargle for more than 3-5 minutes. Don’t swallow the liquid as you might not like the taste.

*along with sage you can also add echinacea dry leaves

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Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: December 5, 2019

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