When an aromatic plant gets awarded the title of “herb of the Year” by the International Herb Association, it starts getting all the attention it truly deserves. Sage might have been just a humble herb before 2001, the year it won its accolades but, ever since, this powerhouse of vitamins and nutrients belonging to the mint family has been in the spotlight for its numerous uses.
Cholk-full of antioxidants, phenolic acids, beta-carotene, volatile oils, Vitamin A and Calcium, the fragrant herb has gained its place of honor in the beauty and cosmetics industry. With amazing benefits for skin, hair and health, sage is a plant you will wish you had met before (outside the kitchen).
Interested to find out what sage can do for your skin? Here’s what.
- Slows down the signs of aging – thanks to its potent antioxidant content, sage offers protection against free radicals which are to blame for age spots, lines and wrinkles. While daily cell regeneration is aided, the onset of fine and deep wrinkles is visibly minimized.
- Keeps skin infections at bay – the antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of sage help clear acne, relieve psoriasis and eczema symptoms, and prevent the occurrence of bacterial infections.
Besides these remarkable skin benefits, sage is known for combatting hair loss, imparting shine when used as a hair rinse and promoting hair growth. It also soothes inflammation, cures a sore throat, reduces excessive sweating, treats gum disease and prevents asthma attacks.
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