Obtained through the steamed distillation of the leaves of sage flowers, sage essential oil has antibacterial and antiviral properties, which improve disorders linked to menstrual cycle and menopause.
It also has beneficial effects on blood circulation, being useful in beauty treatments.
In the past, people believed that drinking sage tea could alleviate sore throats, clean the mind and sight and help people understand what was happening around them or see what would happen in the future. Curious, isn’t it?
Salvia sclarea is largely cultivated for essential oil production since it has less thujone, being less toxic.
There are two sage essential oils that can be found: one made from Salvia sclarea, which is safer than the oil made from common sage, also known as Salvia officinalis.
Salvia sclarea is used in aromatherapy, if that’s how you intend to use it. In this case, it can be used to relieve stress and tension.
The oil is also useful in cases of asthma, being a good antispasmodic, and a powerful muscle relaxant.
This essential oil is also recommended for treating disorders related to the menstrual cycle and menopause, such as pre-menstrual syndrome, pains during the cycle and hot flashes.
Besides that, clary sage essential oil is also recommended for circulatory issues, and hemorrhoids.
Did you know that sage essential oil is largely used in cosmetics for oily skin and oily hair?
Oh, this oil is also great to reduce perspiration. Because of its antibacterial properties, it is a good addition to your homemade deodorant recipes.
And the best of all is that Salvia sclarea essential oil doesn’t have any specific contraindications, but its use should be avoided during pregnancy and by small children.
Besides that, people allergic to one or more components of its essence, and people with mammary mastitis or hormonal cancers should also avoid using it.
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