Dalmatian Sage Essential Oil / Common Sage Essential Oil
Dalmatian Sage Essential Oil (Salvia officinalis L. var. A) from Greece is produced by steam distillation of the leaves.
Also called English, Garden, and True sage oil. Made by steam distillation of Salvia officinalis partially dried leaves. Yields range from 0.5 to 1.0%. A colorless to yellow liquid with a warm camphoraceous, thujone-like odor and sharp and bitter taste. The main components of the oil are thujone (50%), camphor, pinene, and cineol.
Dalmatian Sage Essential Oil is also known as Common Sage Essential Oil.
Essential oil that is steam distilled specifically from the plant Salvia officinalis is referred to by several common names including Common Sage, and Dalmatian Sage. Typically, when someone simply refers to Sage Essential Oil, they are generally referring to this oil of Salvia officinalis.
Dalmatian Sage Essential Oil Uses
Sage oil also stimulates the lymphatic system and thereby boost glandular function while it also has value to treat a variety of skin ailments. It can be used to ease stiff muscles.
Quality & Experience
All our Artisan Aromatics essential oils, aromatherapy blends and oil products are therapeutic quality. Using our 20+ years of experience, we’ve gathered the finest quality oils from around the world. To ensure that our oils are as fresh and potent as possible, our oils are bottled by hand here in the USA only after each order is received.
CAUTIONS: High thujone content, it should be used well diluted and with extreme caution. Spanish Sage Essential Oil is somewhat safer to work with. In their book, Essential Oil Safety, Tisserand and Young warn of the possibility of neurotoxicity and also say to avoid Sage Oil in pregnancy and breastfeeding. 0.4% is the maximum percentage recommended for use on the skin. Pay attention – this is very, very diluted.
Dalmatian Sage has potential toxicity issues if improperly used and it’s purchase on this site is therefore restricted to licensed nurses and physicians. If you are a licensed nurse or physician and want to purchase this product, please email us first or sign up for a Practitioner account.
If the toxic effects of sage oil is of concern, you could consider the milder Spanish Sage Oil or the even milder Clary Sage Oil as it has similar properties as sage oil, but does not have the side effects.
IMPORTANT: All issues that pertain to your physical or mental health should be discussed with and supervised by a licensed health care professional. Keep all essential oils away from and out of reach of children. We recommend you consult a trained aromatherapist before using essential oils with children under 16 years of age. Always follow the general safety guidelines for using essential oils; these can be accessed by clicking the link below.
Disclaimer: Information provided in this description is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to be used in/for the treatment, cure, mitigation or diagnosis of any mental or physical disease or illness or as a substitute for consulting with a physician or other appropriately trained and licensed health care professional. Artisan Aromatics is not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the improper use of any suggestions, products, preparations, or procedures mentioned or from attempts to follow historical reports of a plant’s uses. Please note that essential oils do not necessarily have the same properties as other types of herbal preparations of the same plant and since essential oils are the most highly concentrated type of preparation made from plants, they can have toxicity issues not arising from use of other types of herbal preparations of a given plant.
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