The 5 Surprising Superpowers of Sage

By Mari Tzikas for YouBeauty.com
It's been used for centuries to treat some of the biggest beauty woes. Here's how it can help you.

The 5 Surprising Superpowers of Sage

Sage is a super-plant with super perks. Also known as salvia (which means "to heal" in Latin), Sage is actually part of the mint family, serving as its biggest genus with over 700 species. Its beauty advantages are just as bountiful: Sage has been used for centuries (seriously, it’s even referenced in the Bible as a purifying herb) to treat what ails you eczema, poor digestion, greasy tresses, breakouts and B.O. included. So what are BeautySage’s favorite sage benefits? Let us show you.


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