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Organic Sage Leaves

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Inci:Salvia officinalis

Dried sage leaves used for in natural skin/hair care products for treating oily, spotty skin and wrinkled, sagging complexion - restores elasticity.

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

It is the leaves of the plant that are used

Although Sage is known for its medical use, it has cosmetic uses too; the ancient Romans used a strong Infusion of the herb to darken their hair

It is an astringent herb

Use an infusion of Sage in skin toners, lotions, creams and gels for treating oily, spotty skin and for wrinkled, sagging complexions

Beneficial in skin toners, cleansers, lotions, creams and gels

Sage is effective in Deodorants, as well as baths for treating sweaty feet

In hair care products Sage helps to prevent hair loss by strengthening and disinfecting the scalp

Use in hair rinses, shampoos and conditioners. When used as a hair rinse it may darken the colour of the hair (not everybody’s hair responds to this)

A Sage infusion is used as an excellent mouth wash and gargle

HOW TO USE IT

Which products to use it in
An unpublished, preliminary German study with people suffering from excessive perspiration found that either a dry leaf extract or an infusion of the leaf reduced sweating by as much as 50%.

It can be effective when used in deodorants

Water or oil-soluble?
Water soluble

Can I add it to ready-made products?
Not appropriate

Storage and Shelf Life
2-3 years. Store in the dark and keep dry

Related/Synergistic Products
Combine Sage infused products with Sage essential oils. For treating oily skin, combine with Lemon essential oil

For wrinkly skin and specific sagging conditions use pumpkin seed oil and/or Zinc Oxide

For treating sweaty feet add Tea Tree oil, Fragonia and Lavender essential oils