Sage Essential Oil
The sage plant is a member of the mint family and is a shrubby, evergreen, perennial herb.
- Musculoskeletal: soothes aches, pains, and spasms
- Respiratory: relieves colds, flu, and bronchitis
- Reproductive: supports relief from PMS and menopausal symptoms, contains phytoestrogens and helps to increase testosterone production
- Skin: regenerates skin cells and promotes wound healing
- Energetics: deepens wisdom and expands memory
- Spiritual: supports the Throat Chakra associated with expression and communication
- Scent Profile: top to mid not that emits a strong, spicy aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Sage can last up to 100 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Spicy, Herbaceous
- Blends well with: Cistus, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Lavandin, Lavender, Helichrysum, Marjoram, Monarda, Myrrh, Nag Champa, Palo Santo, Patchouli, Rose, Rose Geranium, Spanish Sage, White Sage
- Sage can be neurotoxic due to its ketone content, avoid during pregnancy and lactation.
- Sage should be avoided by persons suffering from epilepsy or high blood pressure.
- Neurotoxicity (internally): Should not be taken in oral doses.
Products Using Sage Essential Oil
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.