Beneficial properties of Sage

Salvia officinalis

An excellent natural remedy with multiple healing properties


Sage leaves contain bitter principles, phenolic acids, flavonoids and an essential oil (containing thujone, cineol, bomeol, linalool, beta-terpineol and beta-caryophyllene).

The important estrogenic action of Sage

The flavonoids that Sage contains have a significant estrogenic action. Sage is in fact used in all female ailments such as premenstrual syndrome and against menopausal disorders (in particular fluishing). It promotes menstrual flow in case of amenorrhea, because the essential oil stimulates the female hormonal system and therefore the onset of menstruation.

Sage allied of the digestive system

Sage is used in affections of the gastrointestinal system as a smooth muscle relaxant, as it has an antispasmodic action, it is useful in case of irritable bowel, spasms of the digestive system or against menstrual pain.

The antiseptic and balsamic properties of Sage

Preparations of Sage are effective in fighting all forms of phlegm, thanks to the presence of essential oil with antiseptic and balsamic properties. For this reason, it is used in the treatment of respiratory system diseases in case of colds, coughs, sore throats and fever.

On an emotional level

Sage is a neurostimulant, it helps to limit judgment and increase discernment.
Trust on your sensations in order to understand the world around you and learn and think on your experiences.


Plants are our great allies, but they can interact with drugs, not suitable during pregnancy and breastfeeding or for our personal sensibilities.

It is therefore always advisable to ask the suggestion of a professional.

Essential Oils, in the majority of cases, must be used diluted in carrier oils or with other vegetal substances.

As it treats of essences, they can also be irritating, especially for particularly sensitive people.

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