Sage Essential Oil January 06 2023
Officinal sage, an aromatic and decorative plant widespread in the Mediterranean scrub, should not be confused with clary sage, which is sweeter. The essential oil of officinal sage is a powerful antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral. Effective in case of infection, it is also expectorant and mucolytic. It is therefore prescribed in case of cough, bronchitis, sinusitis …
Sage essential oil has hormone-like action, meaning it mimics hormones. It thus relieves painful periods, helps to regulate menstrual cycles, to fight against amenorrhea or symptoms of menopause and premenopause. It calms in particular the hot flashes, which frequent at this period of the female cycle.
Sage essential oil helps rebalance oily skin. In addition, thanks to its anti-infectious and astringent properties, it refines the skin texture and fights against acne. It also participates in skin regeneration and helps to heal. Finally, it regulates excessive appetites, facilitates the elimination of fat, and fights against cellulite.
Be careful, the essential oil of officinal sage is particularly powerful and should not be used without medical advice. In high doses, it is highly neurotoxic because of its thujone content so stick to the prescribed doses.