Sage
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Sage in TCM:

Explore the properties of Sage according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):



Temperature: warm

Channels: LU, HT, UB, KD, LV

Flavors: bitter, pungent
Tonifies: qi

Special Properties:
disperses cold, clears heat, clears damp, disperses wind, resolves phlegm


In terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Sage is known for its ability to tonify qi. It also helps to disperse cold, clear heat, resolve dampness, expel wind, and resolve phlegm. Sage is also specifically helpful with treating wind-heat and wind-cold.

In general the ancient Chinese medical texts cite that it enters the Lung, Heart, Urine Bladder, Kidney, and Liver. The flavor of Sage is bitter and acrid, and it is considered to be warm in temperature.