Sage Essential Oil
Sage is part of an evergreen perennial shrub and is native to the Mediterranean. This ancient herb has been used in both medicine and cooking for centuries. In Rome, it was commonly referred to as the "holy herb" and was a regular part of religious rituals. It was also often used as a diuretic, for skin ailments, snakebites, and female fertility.
Practical Benefits and Uses
- Antimicrobial- In a spray bottle combine 8 oz distilled water, 8 oz white vinegar, and 18 drops of sage oil. Use as a cleaning agent around home or office.
- Depression- Add 8 drops to 1 Tbsp carrier oil, and 4 oz Epsom salts. Allow mixture to run under warm water. Sit back and soothe.
- Eczema- Combine 6 drops of sage oil and 1 Tbsp coconut oil. Rub over affected area regularly.
- Memory- Add 10 drops to an air diffuser or inhale directly from the bottle.
- Menopausal Symptoms- Combine 6 drops of sage oil with 1 Tbsp carrier oil. Rub over feet and back of neck to help reduce hot flashes.
- Menstrual Problems- Blend together 4 drops of sage oil with 1/2 Tbsp carrier oil in the palm of your hand. Massage over the abdomen in the days leading up to menstruation.
- Wounds- Combine 1/4 cup water with 6 drops of sage oil. Swab over cuts and scrapes for anti-microbial effects.
Can Be Used for
- Aromatherapy diffuser- Add 10 drops to a diffuser. Add complimentary oils if desired.
- In a bath- 5 drops essential oil, 1 Tbsp carrier oil, 4 oz Epsom salts. Combine first, then add to running water.
- In massage oil blend- Always test on an insensitive area for skin sensitivity. Add essential oil to preferred carrier oil.
Blends Well With
- Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cassia, Clary Sage, Cypress, Geranium, Lavender, Orange, Rosemary, Tea Tree.
- Ingredients: 100% Organic Sage Oil
- Botanical Name: Salvia officinalis
- Origin: Spain
- Extraction Method: Steam distilled
- Plant Part: Leaves
- Aroma: Herbal, menthol, spice
- Consistency: Thin to medium
- Color: Clear to light yellow
- Sage is capable of treating acute menopausal symptoms
- Salvia reduces symptoms of PMS
- Sage is a powerful antibacterial
- Salvia officinalis and its number of health benefits including memory, anti-addiction, and anti-seizure
- If applying an essential oil to your skin, always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body after you have properly diluted it with a preferred carrier oil.
- Do not apply topically to children under 2 years of age.
- Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes.
- Do not take internally.
- Considered safe, however if pregnant or nursing you may consult a physician before use.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Direct contact with sage oil may be dangerous to cats.
- Don't let diffuser run continuously. Always take breaks after 30-60 minutes of running time.