Salvia officinalis from the Ladiatae family is also known as garden, true and Dalmatian sage. Common sage is an evergreen perennial herb that can grow up to about 60cm (2 feet) high with a woody base, soft gray-green oval leaves and a mass of blue or violet flowers.
Botanical Name: Salvia Officinalis
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Colour: Pale Straw Yellow
Aromatic Scent: Sage Dalmation has a spicy, sharp, and very herbaceous scent. It is referred to as having a penetrating and powerful aroma. The Dalmatian sage is considered the superior Sage variety.
Aromatic Strength: Strong
Blends Well With: Sage Dalmation essential oil blends well with Bergamot, Lavender, Lemon and Rosemary.
Common Uses: The therapeutic properties of Sage Essential oil are as an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, insecticide, laxative and as a tonic.
History: The Chinese believed Sage cured sterility and the Romans believed it cured just about everything. The Latin word salvare means heal or save. During the Middle Ages, Sage was a popular ingredient of many nerve tonics and the actual herb was used to clean gums.
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