Salvia officinalis - Cool, spicy, herbaceous, distinctive aroma. Astringent, heady, cooling. Dilute in one of our carrier oils before applying to the skin. It has been recognized for its ability to strengthen the senses and vital centers of the body and to support metabolism. It is helpful for supporting the respiratory, reproductive, nervous and other body systems. Sage may help in coping with despair and mental fatigue. It is used traditionally in Europe for the skin and to cleanse and purify the home from negative influences.
Properties: Anti-bacterial, anti-cancerous, antiseptic, antispasmodic, decongestant, diurectic, and disinfectant. It contains estriol and has estrogen-like properties.
Historical Uses: Sage has been used for respiratory infections, menstrual difficulties, digestive complaints, inflammations of the mouth, tongue and throat, and to strengthen the senses.
French Medical Uses: Asthma, bronchitis (chronic), digestion (sluggish), gingivitis, glandular disorders, lymphatic system, menopause, menstrual irregularity, night sweats.
Other possible Uses: This oil may help improve estrogen and progesterone-testosterone balance. It is believed to contain elements that contribute to the secretion of progesterone-testosterone. It activates the nervous system and adrenal cortex and may help with illness that is related to digestion and liver problems. It may also be beneficial for acne, arthritis, bacterial infections, catarrh (mucus), dandruff, depression, eczema, fibrosis, hair loss, low blood pressure, mental fatigue, metabolism, respiratory problems, rheumatism, skin conditions, sores, sprains, tissue (firms), and strengthening the vital centers of the body.
Safety Data: Classified by Robert Tisserand as an oral toxin due to thujone content. However, other sources indicate that for thujone to be toxic, undluted oil in excess of 30 ml must be ingested in a short period of time. Therefore, use with caution. Best if kept away from children. Avoid during pregnancy. Not for use by people with epilepsy. Avoid if dealing with high blood pressure.
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