Sage Oil a powerful essential oil used by herbalists to reduce the size of a lipoma. Because sage is said to have a natural affinity for fat cells, it helps in slowly dissolving the fatty tissues when applied to a lipoma.
An essential oil, sage oil is extracted from dried sage leaves by the process of steam distillation. Sage oil has therapeutic properties that are antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antioxidant, antiseptic. As such, sage oil is used to treat a multitude of health ailments. Sage stimulates cell renewal, increases blood circulation and is very beneficial for the skin. Sage oil is widely used to reduce cellulite since it helps to eliminate toxins stored by the body by increasing blood circulation.
How Do I Use Sage Oil to Shrink a Lipoma?
- 2 oz of Grapeseed Oil or another carrier oil
- 15 drops Sage essential oil
Add the grapeseed oil and sage essential oil to a clean, empty bottle. Shake well. Gently massage a few drops of this oil into your lipoma daily.
You can also add a few drops of essential sage oil to pure shea butter and massage the butter directly into your lipoma.
It will take several months to see results from this treatment, so be patient!
Where Can I Buy Sage Oil?
Most health food stores carry essential oils these days and will typically have at least one brand of sage essential oil. Whole Foods is one such store. You can also buy it on Amazon here.
Side Effects of Sage Oil
Sage essential oil is contraindicated for epileptics, pregnant women and children under 10. Sage Oil should not be used during pregnancy as it can cause contractions that lead to a miscarriage. Breastfeeding women should not use sage oil as it slows down the production of breast milk.
Although considered the safest of all the high-thujone oils, it is best to use sage sparingly. If you are sensitive to supplements and home remedies, you might want to avoid this essential oil altogether.
Large doses of sage oil can cause headaches. Also, sage oil should not be used if you are drinking alcohol as it can exaggerate the intoxicating effects of alcohol. Other side effects include increased heart rate and dizziness.
Always store essential oils out of reach of children and pets.
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