Dalmatian Sage (aka 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. Since it’s quite strong, so you may consider Spanish Sage or Clary Sage as alternatives, which offer similar benefits without the risks and contraindications.
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 the oil Salvia officinalis.
Dalmatian Sage Essential Oil Uses
Sage is a very powerful oil that can be neurotoxic in large amounts; we recommend a maximum dilution of 0.4%.
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.
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.Essential Oil Safety Considerations