Sage – Salvia officinalis
Called herba sacra (sacred herb) by the Romans
Sage has a spicy, sharp, and very herbaceous scent. It is referred to as having a penetrating and powerful aroma.
Blends Well With
Sage essential oil blends well with Bergamot, Lavender, Lemon and Rosemary
Sage has been used for centuries. It is an expectorant, antimicrobial and antiseptic.
This oil is capable of inhibiting fungal infections like Athlete’s Foot. It is high in antioxidants which slow symptoms of aging – wrinkles, sagging skin and muscles, reduction in vision and hearing capabilities, malfunctioning of the brain, memory loss.
It reduces the effects of excessive intoxicants and narcotics, ingestion of excessive salty or spicy food. It helps cure inflammations in stomach, intestines and excretory tracts.
It is a key ingredient of creams to eliminate scars, fat cracks, post-natal abdominal crack marks and after-spots left by boils, pox, and sores. It stimulates the brain, nervous system, liver, spleen, circulatory and excretory systems, thereby activating and optimizing them.
It should always be used in small amounts and low dilutions.
In a diffuser, Sage helps calm the nerves and soothe during times of grief or depression. Diluted to 2% or less it is useful as a massage during the menopause and during menstrual periods. When blended in a cream or lotion it may prove useful in reducing pore size and aiding the healing of sores, psoriasis, dermatitis as well as ulcers.
Sage helps calm nerves and soothes during times of grief or depression. It may help to uplift and combat mental fatigue. It has been recognized for its ability to strengthen the senses and vital centres of the body. It has been used to induce trance states and enhance spiritual awareness. It encourages shedding negative or self-destructive emotions. Sage oil also stimulates the sense of protection needed to permit this process to occur. Helps with mental stability, alertness
Sage is a powerful oil in the hands of an inexperienced aromatherapist and should be used with care. It is an oral toxin and should not be used during pregnancy, or by persons suffering from epilepsy or high blood pressure.
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- Essential oils can be powerful so to avoid all risks do not use during pregnancy.
- Keep away from clothing or articles which may be affected by oil-based products.
- Use sparingly and no more than 4 times per day.
- Gluten, peanut and dairy free.
- Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
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