Sage essential oil is extracted from the leaves of the common herb Sage (Salvia Officinalis). Sage has a long history of medical, culinary and aromatherapy uses. The Romans called Sage ‘herba sacra’ or sacred herb. It has traditionally been used to help a range of issues and menstrual difficulties. Sage essential oil contains Geraniol, Limonene and Linalool. Geraniol is a natural insecticide. Limonene also has insecticide qualities, while also being cleansing and deodorising. Linalool possesses antifungal qualities. Sage blends well with citrus and other herbs.
Sage essential oil can be used in many different ways. Add a couple of drops of Sage essential oil to a diffuser for a natural, refreshing atmosphere, while repelling insects from the space. Sage can also be added to homemade massage oils and bath regimes. Add a few drops for a cleansing and refreshing start to your day. Sage essential oil should be used carefully and always consult a doctor before using Sage essential oil during Pregnancy.