At times, our overall well-being and health can get interrupted when we get distracted by our immediate afflictions. Sage is an essential oil that revitalizes the body as a whole while also helping to restore our individual bodily systems.
With an herbaceous and sweet aroma, Sage has been acknowledged throughout history for its medicinal properties. Its name means “to save” in Latin because of its efficacy in helping a range of health issues.
Not to be confused with clary sage essential oil, sage essential oil has similar health benefits to clary sage. Sage oil is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, aids in digestive health and for those who have experienced hair loss it can support hair growth. Sage essential oil can be used for aromatherapy, using one of our essential oil diffusers, or can be added to shampoos or your regular body or face lotion for topical application.
Native to the Mediterranean, Sage is a small evergreen tree that is now cultivated worldwide. To extract the sage essential oil, the leaves are put through a steam distillation process.
Botanical Name: Salvia officinalis
Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Leaves
Note: Middle - Base
Synonym: Dalmatian Sage, Common Sage
Blends Well With: Cardamom, and other spices
Aroma: Herbaceous, sweet, and slightly-camphorous
Safety: Keep out of reach of children. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.
Do not use if you have a seizure disorder.
Adult Max Dilution: 0.4%
Shelf Life: 2-3 Years
Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.
Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oil scents & aromas using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.
DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.
LINIMENT: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 5 drops of Sage, 5 drops of Rosemary, 2 drops of Peppermint and 8 drops of Copaiba, then fill with Jojoba oil and shake well to mix. Apply a small amount of this mixture to sore muscles and massage into the skin. (1.7% dilution)
SPORTS MASSAGE: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 8 drops of Sage, 2 drops of Lavender, 5 drops of Chamomile (Roman) and 5 drops of Rosemary, then fill with Jojoba oil and shake well to mix. Massage into sore muscles. (2% dilution)
SHAMPOO: Add to 1 tablespoon of your shampoo: 1 drop of Sage and 2 drops of Tea Tree. Massage well into the scalp and rinse well before using conditioner.
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