Sage, Common: Essential Oil (Salvia officinalis L.

Sage, Common: Salvia officinalis L.

  • Product Code: EO 549
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Sage, Common: Essential Oil

Latin Name: Salvia officinalis L.

Source: France

Part of plant: Flowering plant

Grade: Organic

Aroma Character: Herbaceous, camphorous notes


This oil is a restricted oil.  Only qualified aromatherapists can purchase this oil.  Please call our Sales Team on +44 (0)1458 831216 for more details.


Sage, Common Properties: General stimulant; against infection, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal; febrifuge; against colds, expectorant, relieves coughs; splits,fat (against cellulitis); stimulates circulation; limits sweat production; stomach strengthening, stimulates bile production and drainage of gallbladder; promotes menstruation; promotes wound healing and scar formation.

Sage, Common Indications: Exhaustion, convalescence, psychoasthenia; meningitis and viral neuritis; influenza, bronchitis, angina, sinusitis; aphtha ailments, herpes; digestive complaints, viral enteritis, gallbladder insufficiency; rheumatic polyarthritis; insufficient urination; cellulitis, circulatory disturbances; amenorrhea, pre-menopause, leucorrhea, spermatorrhea,; condyloma, wounds, skin ailments, hair loss.

Sage, Common Main Components: Alpha-beta-thujon, camphor, 1-8-cineole, lanalol, aterpineol, humulene, Borneo Camphor, beta-caryophyllene, alpha-beta-pinene, camphene.

Sage, Common Contraindications, side effects: Should not be used by children and pregnant women due to ketone toxicity.

Sage, Common: is an evergreen perennial herb up to 80cm in height with a woody base, soft silver, oval leaves and a mass of blue or violet flowers.

Sage, Common: essential oil's uses include being a digestive stimulant and it is indicated where there is loss of appetite. It also has a beneficial effect on the female reproductive system, since it imitates the hormone oestrogen. Due to its high levels if thujone, it may be abortifacient so must be avoided during pregnancy. Avoid for people with epilepsy or high blood pressure. Use with extreme care in aromatherapy.

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