Benefits of Sage
Sage Improves Skin‘s Appearance!
Sage stimulates cell renewal and increases blood circulation. The herb is rich in calcium
and vitamin A, which are needed for daily cell regeneration. This renewal process helps
minimize and delay the onset of facial wrinkles. Sage improves the appearance of varicose
veins and broken capillaries by reducing redness and restricting capillaries.
It assists oily or dry skin by helping to regulate sebum production, which makes it effective
in treating conditions such as, seborrhea, dandruff or acne. Research has suggested that
the presence of volatile oil in Sage is largely responsible for most of its therapeutic
properties, especially its anti-septic, astringent and relaxing actions.
Let's explore in depth sage's main ingredients Ursolic acid - It treats acne, eczema and
skin fungus. Plus this acid exfoliates the skin and cleans it thoroughly due to its anti-septic
behavior. It also gives sage its wound treatment properties because its anti-inflammatory
and antibacterial abilities. Carnosic acid, found in sage, can be used to treat for the UVA
and UVB skin damage. Which can as well protect it from the future damage that can be
done through sun over-exposure. This acid's protective behavior expands to free radicals
protection, which can cause skin's aging, Flavonoids - Are polyphenolic compounds, which protect our body (including the skin) from aging, cancer and many other diseases, connected with skin cells malfunction.
Sage relieves and Improves Annoying Skin Conditions. Sage assists in improving acne, athlete’s foot and chapped skin, and relieving symptoms of eczema and psoriasis. Oil from the leaf is often added to face and body washes, deodorants and anti-fungal creams due to its astringent properties. This is why The Good Stuff Botanicals uses sage in it's Earth Tone, organic herbal toner. It is soothing to acne-prone skin and a refreshing toner.
It even can reduce cellulite. Increased blood circulation helps to eliminate toxins stored by the body, which in turn reduces and prevents the appearance of cellulite. Massaging cellulite affected skin several times a week helps unlock trapped toxins and fat cells that cause the condition. Using a massage butter containing sage oil enables the oil to be absorbed directly into the affected area.