THE SACRED BENEFITS OF SAGE
Time to sage your life and reap the benefits of this ancient herb.
– KEYS SOULCARE
Sage and soulcare go together like birds of a feather. The earthy undertones of the herb can be found in our offerings, including our Sage + Oat Milk candle. Calming and sweet, sage encourages groundedness and ease to enhance any space.
Scientifically known as salvia officinalis, sage is the pungent perennial that’s been highly favored in ancient and indigenous cultures. Like the members of its mint family (other herbs like oregano, rosemary, basil, and thyme), its aromatic leaves and medicinal properties make sage’s benefits date back centuries as it continues to be a wellness staple. Learn more about this sacred plant and how to bring more of its magic into your ritual.
The benefits of sage
Sage plants have been harvested in many native cultures to promote physical and spiritual healing across nations. As the traditions became popularized, its versatility has made sage one of the most sought-after flora. Here’s why:
- Culinary: Fresh or dry, sage adds a woodsy-peppery flavor to dishes that will tingle your taste buds.
- Medicinal: With gut health trending, this herb’s antioxidant properties have been shown to support digestive issues by tackling bloating, upset stomach, and cramping.
- Aromatherapy: Sage, as an essential oil, can be used in aromatherapy to keep you feeling relaxed, stress-free, and vibing at the highest frequency.
- Clearing: Say goodbye to all the negative energy with sage in your arsenal. When burned as a smudge, sage purifies the air and space in your home or office.
- Skincare: Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antibacterial properties help you protect your inner and outer light. Sage can reduce redness, fight free radicals, and suppress acne and infections.
As if that wasn’t enough, sage contains several vitamins and minerals that are beneficial for overall health, including vitamin A, calcium, and magnesium.
More reasons to love sage.
Still not convinced sage is that herb? Next time you have a big speech or a long to-do list, sip on sage tea. Studies have shown it improves memory and cognitive function, making it a valuable herb for those looking to boost their brain health.
When it comes to soulcare, sage is at the top of our list. By promoting focus, sage brings clarity and self-awareness (sage wisdom, much?), so you can go deeper into your practice. A soulful tip? Try the Meditation Ritual and gratitude journaling sesh to raise your vibrations.
How do you plan to bring more sage into your life? Share your insights in the comments!