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Related entry: Salvia under stimulants

A strong infusion of the Sage acts beneficially as a diaphoretic in simple forms of disease, as colds and mild fevers, when but little medicine, and that not of an energetic character, is needed. The warm infusion, aided by other appropriate measures, acts as a gentle diaphoretic, very materially increasing the cutaneous transpiration; it also proves serviceable as a diluent.

The American Eclectic Materia Medica and Therapeutics, 1898, was written by John M. Scudder, M.D.