Wood sage is an herb. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

People take wood sage for digestive tract disorders, tuberculosis, swollen airways, throat spasms, high blood pressure, wounds, and liver disorders.

How does it work ?

Wood sage contains chemicals that might decrease spasms and loosen mucus in the chest.

Uses & Effectiveness ?

Insufficient Evidence for

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of wood sage for these uses.

Side Effects

There isn't enough information to know if wood sage is safe or what the possible side effects might be.

Special Precautions and Warnings

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of wood sage during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Interactions ?

We currently have no information for WOOD SAGE Interactions.


The appropriate dose of wood sage depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for wood sage. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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