Sage Salvia officinalis  Essential Oil Information

Salvia officinalis

Sage Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


Salvia officinalis

Common, Dalmatian, Kitchen, Garden sage

Mediterranean

Leaves, twigs, flowers








Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Steam distillation

Clear

Thin

Strong








Fragrance

Herbaceous, fruity, fresh, camphorous












Benefits

Treats rheumatism, arthritis, inflamed muscle, muscle pain, joint pain, and other related conditions.  Also calms the stomach and promotes healthy digestion, being a laxative, emmenagogue, antiseptic and diuretic.  Increases blood flow to extremities, reduces scarring, promotes hair growth, and supports a healthy metabolism, balances hormones and eliminates toxins.















Blends Well With

Basil, Bergamot, Cardamom, Geranium, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Myrtle, Melissa, Orange and Rosemary














Constituents

A-thujone, B-thujone, camphor, cineol













Properties

Anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, anti-oxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, antiviral, expectorant, emmenagogue, febrifuge, hypertensive, insecticidal, laxative, stimulant (digestive, immune system) stomachic, tonic.















Safety

Contains high levels of thujone, known to induce convulsions if used in too high a dose. Don’t use during pregnancy, on children or in cases of epilepsy or other seizures. Do not use internally.











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