Sage is derived from the Latin word "salvia" meaning "to heal.” This herb has been used for centuries in many different cultures and parts of the world. Sage’s medicinal properties were known to the Romans and it was they who introduced the herb to Britain. The Greeks valued Sage, considering it good for memory loss. Ancient Egyptians gave Sage to women who were unable to bear children. They also used it as a remedy against the plague.
In more recent times, it was discovered in 1938 by biologists, Kroszcinski and Bychowska, that Sage was a great healer for women’s issues such as pains associated with menstruation and menopause, low libido and problems with the ovaries.
Today, while still use it to treat certain medical conditions, you can find the use of Sage in a number of food recipes and beauty products.
Country of Origin: Spain
Sage oil has the ability to improve brain function, prevent chronic diseases, boost the strength of the immune system, regulate proper digestion, and even prevent the onset of diabetes. Since it lowers inflammation throughout the body, Sage does wonders for skin health.
Loaded with calcium, vitamin A, and antioxidants, Sage can even minimize the onset of facial wrinkles and reverse the signs of aging like fine lines, and age spots.
Sage can be created into a great homemade toner that can balance out oil production in the skin.
Because of its antibacterial properties, this herb can prevent the occurrence of skin infections and acne. It also possess antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties which can relieve symptoms of harsh skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.