The sage belongs to the mint family (Lamiaceae).
It grows all over the world except Arctic and Antarctic and has about 900 Species. Many of them are used as herbs and herbs.
This also applies to the sage (Salvia officinalis) that grows in Europe and the whole of the Mediterranean.
The sage is an evergreen, biennial to perennial herbaceous plant. It reaches heights of growth of up to 80 centimeters.
The real sage ( Salvia officinalis ) already known in antiquity, was brought across the Alps by monks in the Middle Ages. It is used in many ways, on the one hand as a kitchen spice and on the other hand in medicine.
The Celts also knew the effects of sage. The drink you brewed from it put you in a state of intoxication in order to be closer to the gods and spirits.
About 100kg of herb are required to make 1ltr. extract essential oil.
The name “Salvia” comes from the Latin. «Salvare», which means to heal or to save. The cleansing effect of incense with sage has been known since ancient times. This essential oil is used in the fragrance lamp to clean rooms and neutralize negative vibrations. The gentler, similar-looking clary sage is often used in aromatology.
Before internal use, please consult specialist books, doctor or aromatherapist.
Sage essential oil should never be used internally! British aromatherapists who are members of the IFA must undertake not to use sage essential oil and in France the sage essential oil is not commercially available but is only prescribed by the doctor
Paracelsus, Hildegard von Bingen, Lonicerus and Matthiolus used it for acute fever, urinary tract, colic, colds and toothache. A special use was given to the plant in the treatment of red blood. The sage was said to have a disinfecting and preserving effect. (Wikipedia)
Harmonizes well with lavender Rosemary and citrus scents in general
Donot use dosage more than 0.5. Real sage is very strong. Basically, you should mix it with a citrus oil -lavender is also good.
ONLY WITH THERAPEUTIC ADVICE! Babies can react with shortness of breath! Avoid during pregnancy and in children, as well as in epilepsy. Neurotoxic.
ATTENTION: Before internal use – consult specialist literature, doctor or aromatherapist.
Emotional effect: Strongly stimulating, refreshing, inspiring, uplifting. gives courage and self-confidence, balancing around
Physical effect: Antibacterial, fungicidal, wound-healing, stomach-strengthening, skin-regenerating, helps. Colds, bronchitis, cold, um
Ingredients: including cineol, cymene, thujone, borneol
** natural components of essential oil