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Sage, Common Essential Oil

Salvia officinalis Origin: USA

Sage, Common Essential Oil

Overview

Botanical Name

Salvia officinalis

Common Method Of Extraction

Steam distilled

Parts Used

Leaves

Note Classification

Top

Aroma

Fresh, warm-spicy, herbaceous, somewhat camphoraceous

Largest Producing Countries

USA, Ukraine, and Spain

Traditional Use

Has a long reputation of culinary and medicinal uses. It also has an affinity with the digestive and respiratory systems.

Properties

Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, febrifuge, insecticidal, laxative, stomachic, tonic

Blends Well With

Citrus oils, hyssop, lavender, lemon, rosemary, rosewood

Of Interest

Sage is believed to be one of the ingredients in Four Thieves Vinegar. However there are many variations on the recipe.

Safety Data

Not for internal use. Avoid in epilepsy and while pregnant. May cause skin irritation.

Disclaimer

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.