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150 ml in equal proportions of hydrolates of common sage, common lavender, Roman chamomile and rosemary verbenone. For acne-prone skins, use this mixture of hydrolates, that are more gentle than essential oils. When used morning and evening, after washing with neutral or slightly acidic soap, this lotion allows the skin to gently regain its clarity.
Amenorrhoea or premenstrual syndrome
15 to 20 drops of essential oil of clary sage, 10 ml of plant oil. Mix the essential oil of clary sage with neutral carrier oil and massage the abdomen in the morning for one to two weeks.
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Precautions for use
Do not use in: pregnant or breast-feeding women, children under the age of twelve years (hormone interference), subjects with asthma without the advice of an allergologist before the first use, persons having suffered from a hormone-dependent cancer or with serious lesions to hormone-sensitive organs (breasts, ovaries, uterus).
Sage, the queen of medicinal plants, may be hard (sclarea comes from the Greek sklaros, meaning "stiff"), but it is first and foremost salutary (salvia comes from the Latin salvare, meaning "to save"). According to mythology, it grew in abundance in the field where Zeus, the future master of the universe, was breast-fed by Amalthea the goat. It was though to protect against death and to help women give birth. In the Middle Ages, the magician became a saint. Indeed, it was said that, when Joseph and Mary were fleeing Herod's fierce soldiers with the Divine Child, a sage bush hid them from their pursuers. When mixed with wine, sage improved appetite. It played an important role in the pharmacopoeia and was used to prepare "eau d'arquebuse". In the 17th century, tea was introduced into Europe by the Dutch following an exchange against sage, deemed much superior by the Chinese. Our grandmothers made sage decoctions to treat gout, food poisoning and... bad moods.
The properties, benefits and method of use are given for information; they cannot in any case constitute or replace medical information that only health professionals can provide. For any use of essential oils for therapeutic purposes, please consult your GP or pharmacist.