Med’s Abigail Basson talks about red sage and its health benefits

Top doc: The ancient root that improves circulation, ends brain fog, boosts bone strength and may stop cancer in its tracks
First for Women: Red sage is a plant long known as a healing remedy. Abigail Basson, a registered dietitian and instructor in the Department of Nutrition at the School of Medicine, noted that its essential oils, sterols, and polysaccharides aid in its health-promoting properties. “These have been shown to possess anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and cardiovascular protection properties,” she said.