Aromatherapy with sage is one of the most popular therapies used by spa therapists. In fact, sage oil is an essential oil widely used for aromatherapy treatment. It originated in Mediterranean and is known for its healing properties. This oil has the highest content of fatty acids (omega-3), nut oils and essential oils making it a highly valued oil. It has been used in many fields including alternative treatments, acupuncture and even weight loss.

The question then arises as to how this oil benefits the skin. A lot of research has been done on the subject to answer this question. One study says that sage oil reduces stress by 50% when applied topically. Steam distilled and decaffeinated versions of this herb also show promise when it comes to reducing stress. Another research says that the oil contains high levels of essential fatty acids making it a good source of omega 3 fatty acids.

The main components of this oil include: menthol, geranium, finale vera, and arnica. All these ingredients when used topically are able to treat different types of skin diseases. The studies conducted on the subject also reveals that sage oil uses: anti fungal, antibacterial, antiviral, analgesic, etc. Steam distilled and decaffeinated versions of the herb are also known to have high levels of antioxidants, which help protect the skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays.

This oil can be used in aromatherapy applications for the treatment of: headaches, joint pains, menstrual cramps, insomnia, anxiety, asthma, dental pain, inflammation, eczema, and toothache. It is also known to relax the throat and improve swallowing. It is believed to have the ability to stop coughing and clearing congestion.

This plant is considered as one of the most important resources of sage due to its many health benefits. This includes the treatment of: bronchitis, sore throats, and coughs, sore gums, chest congestion, influenza, diarrhea, dysentery, dropsy, convulsions, head colds, influenza complications, rheumatism, convalescent fever, tremors, influenza symptoms, and nervous exhaustion. It has been discovered that using the clary sage in aromatherapy treatments is able to: increase oxygenation of the brain, stimulate adrenal glands, and increase perspiration. Clary sage oil is able to remove toxic and poisonous metals found in the body. These metallic ions found in the body tend to build up on the insides of the cells which in turn leads to disease development.

To get the most benefit, sage has to be mixed with carrier oils at a ratio of about 4 parts oil to one part carrier oil. Other essential ingredients which should be present in the recipe of this wonderful massage oil are: bay leaves, Rosemary, lavender, orange blossom water, and lemon balm. It is recommended that you massage the mixture on the spine and neck before you apply it on the skin. After the massage, you can apply it on your skin and enjoy a delightful and invigorating sensation as it cleanses your body from toxins.

Sage is considered as an adaptogenic herb, meaning it helps your body fight diseases and disorders of all kinds. This is because sage contains linalyl acetate, which is known as a metabolism booster. It also contains properties which are able to improve your digestion, enhance your immunity, enhance your sex drive, and prevent diabetes. It is commonly used by diabetics due to its properties, which prevent insulin release. It has also been proven that the essential oil contains linalol, which is known as a cancer fighter and is able to strengthen the immune system.

It is used as an essential oil for the treatment of: stress, depression, anxiety, digestive disorders, insomnia, respiratory disorders, and inflammation/healing. Its most popular use is for internal applications. You can apply it topically on your skin, hair, and scalp to help you feel calm, sexy, and energized. If you prefer to purchase the oil instead of making it at home, you can purchase it in different quality brands at great prices on the Internet.