Sage Essential Oil
Botanical binomial: Salvia officinalis
Other names: Dalmatian Sage, Garden Sage, True Sage
Country of Origin: Albania
Part of plant used in production: Leaves
Methods of production: Steam distillation
|Description:||A small woody herbaceous perennial plant that is native to Spain and southern France.|
|Characteristics:||Sage oil has a fresh, warm-spicy, herbaceous, somewhat camphoraceous aroma.|
|Properties:||Anti-fungal, Anti-microbial, Anti-oxidant, Anti-septic, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-spasmodic, Anti-bacterial, Cholagogue and Choleretic, Cicatrisant, Depurative, Digestive, Disinfectant, Emenagogue, Expectorant, Febrifuge, Laxative, and Stimulating substance.|
|Constituents:||Thujone, Camphor, Borneol, 1,8-Cineole|
Sage oil is a popular ingredient in many cosmetic and skincare products. It helps manage dermatitis, herpes, psoriasis, sinusitis, asthma, and bronchitis. It reduces the inflammation of skin, stomach and intestines along with protecting against the body from microbial and bacterial infections.
Sage can be used in massage oils, aromatherapy sprays, and haircare formulas.
|Blends well with:||Clary sage, Geranium, Ginger, Lavender, Orange, Vetiver, Neroli, Rosemary, and Tea tree.|
The French and Romans considered Sage a sacred plant important to a healthy life.
Sage oil is a moderate skin irritant and should be blended with a carrier oil before topical application. Those with epilepsy or hysteria should avoid using it due to it’s nerve stimulant properties. Not recommend during pregnancy.