Below are the strongest indications of Salvia Officinalis in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Controls excessive sweating when circulation is enfeebled; of less use in phthisis with Night-sweats and suffocating tickling cough. Galactorrhoea. Exerts a tonic influence on the skin.
Compare: Chrysanthemum leucanthemum - Ox-eye Daisy. Has specific action on sudoriparous glands. Quiets nervous system like Cypripedium. Right sided tearing pain in bones of jaw and temple. Pain in teeth and gums, worse touch, better warmth. Irritable and tearful. Here use 12X. insomnia and night-sweats. For colliquative sweating and hyperaesthesia of nervous system. Material doses of tincture.) Phelland.; Tuberc.; Salvia sclerata (tonic influence on nervous system; dose, teaspoonful to one pint hot water, as inhalant for sponging). Rubia tinctorum - Madder - A remedy for the spleen ( Ceanothus.) Chlorosis and amenorrhoea; tuberculosis. Anaemia; undernourished conditions; splenic anaemia. Dose, 10 drops of tincture.
Tincture, in twenty-drop doses, in a little water. The effects manifest themselves quickly two hours after taking a dose, and they persist for from two to six days.
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.