Salvia officinalis from the Ladiatae family and from which Sage Dalmatian Essential Oil is distilled, 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.
Reported Attributes of Sage Dalmatian:-
Traditional and Emotional uses reportedly include:-
The therapeutic properties of Sage Essential oil are as an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, insecticide, laxative and as a tonic.
Sage Dalmatian Essential Oil Blends Well With:-
Bergamot, Lavender, Lemon, Thyme and Rosemary.
The Chinese believed Sage cured sterility and the Romans believed it cured just about everything. The Latin word ‘salvare’ means to ‘heal’ or to ‘save’. During the Middle Ages, Sage was a popular ingredient of many nerve tonics and the actual herb was used to clean gums which is quite effective and still used by many today. Its antiseptic and astringent attributes makes it a good mouth cleanser and tightens the gums to the teeth.
Sage is a powerful oil in the hands of an experienced aromatherapists and should be used with care. It is an oral toxin and should not be used by persons suffering from epilepsy or high blood pressure.