Botanical Name: Salvia-Officinalis
Origins: Turkey, France, and most part of the world
Essential oil by steam distillation from the dried leaves. (A so-called oleoresin is also produced from the exhausted plant material.)
A pale yellow mobile liquid with a fresh, warm-spicy, herbaceous somewhat camphoraceous odor. It blends well with lavandin, rosemary, rosewood, lavender, byssop, lemon and other citrus oils. The common sage oil is preferred in perfumery work to the Spanish sage oil, which, although safer has a less refined fragrance.
Anti-inflammatory, Anti-microbial, Anti-oxidant, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Astringent, Digestive, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Febrifuge, Hypertensive, Insecticidal, Laxative, Stomachic, Tonic.
Thujone (about 45%), Cineol, Borneol, Caryphoyllene, Terpenes.
Satety Data! Oreal toxin (due to thujone). Abortifacient; avoid in pregnancy, Avoid in epilepsy. Contra-indicated in cases of high blood pressure.