Aura Cacia Essential Oil: SAGE, .5 fl oz.
Salvia officinalis from Austria/Croatia
Folk names/Common names: Garden sage, red sage, sawge
Description: 100% Pure Essential Oil by Aura Cacia. “Sage: Salvia officinalis” – 1/2 fl. oz. from Austria/Croatia. Product Dimensions: approx. 3 x 1 x 1 inches ; approx. 1.8 ounces – jar, lid, and oil. Shipping weight: approx. 7 ounces.
Aspects / Astrology / Powers / Folklore: Masculine; Planet: Jupiter; Element: Air; Powers: Immortality, longevity, wisdom, protection, wishes. Long used to ensure longevity and sometimes immortality. This is effected by eating some of the plant every day or at least in May “He who would live for aye, must eat sage in May“. It is carried to promote wisdom with the leaves and essential oils added to healing and money spells. It is useful in protecting against the evil eye by wearing a small horn filled with sage. It is considered bad luck to plant sage in your own garden, it should be done by a stranger. A full bed of sage brings ill luck so mix other plants within. Toads love sage. To make a wish come true, write the wish on a sage leaf and hide beneath your pillow for three nights while sleeping upon it and your dream will be materialized, otherwise if not, bury the sage in the ground so that you do not come to harm.
Cautions: If Pregnant, injured or ill with any medical condition or if taking other medications, consult a doctor or adviser before use. Dilute properly, may irritate skin. This product is not for internal use. Keep out of reach from children.
Indications: Relaxing, thought provoking
Ingredients: Salvia officinalis essential oil.
Suggested Uses: Add a few drops of oil to your favorite lotion, massage oil or aromatherapy diffuser. A popular essential oil that can be added to baths as a fragrance. It is reputed to be a potent purifier and detoxifier when used externally in aromatherapy. Clarifying bath: 4 drops sage, 1/2 c. milk swirled into water. Awaken senses: use sage in an electric diffuser.
To learn more … visit our Sage page. (note: page pending, expected publication by May 2014)
Recommended Reading / References:
- Aura Cacia undated Product Labels. Product Labels referenced 2/11/14.
- Cunningham, Scott 1992 Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs. Llewellyn: St. Paul, Minnesota. ISBN: 0-87542-122-9
- Worwood, Valerie Ann 1991 “The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy”. New World Library: San Rafael, California. ISBN: 0-931432-82-0.