This Wild White Sage (Salvia apiana) from which the essential oil is distilled, is wild grown using sustainable and ecological harvesting practices in southern California. It grows wild in the perpetually sun drenched high desert up to at around 1.2km altitude. This extremely rare essential oil is distilled in very small quantities. It is sometimes known as Bee Sage or Sacred Sage.
Reported Attributes of Wild White Sage Essential Oil:-
It has no aromatherapy attributes but is used spiritually, most notably in its leaf form for smudging. The oil, being very rare and produced in such small quantities is used by specialists. Wild White Sage is used for clearing unnecessary energies and it balances the body’s energy system to a more harmonious state. Use it to purify and strengthen your body and clear your home of negative energy. The plant is reputed to have strong anti bacterial attributes.
American tribal names for this plant include Qaashil, Shlhtaay, Pilhtaay, Kasiile, We’wey, Qas’ily, Shaltai and Ihtaay
The seed from the plant was collected once in great quantities and used as a main ingredient of Pinole, a staple food of Western Coastal Tribal Native Americans. A tea from theplant was made by some Natives and used after childbirth as a strengthening brew, most notably the leaves rather than the seeds.