Spanish Sage Essential Oil
Spanish Sage is a woody perennial with with grayish white-woolly and blue violet flowers.
- Botanical Family: Lamiaceae
- Part of Plant Used: Flowers/Leaves
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: There are several types of Sage: Clary Sage, Greek Sage, Spanish Sage, and White Sage are the most common.
- Chemistry: Spanish Sage is primarily composed of ketones (camphor) and oxides/ethers (1,8 cineole).
- Immune System: provides immune support
- Musculoskeletal: soothes aches, pains, and inflammation
- Respiratory: helps with seasonal ailments
- Nervous System: soothes and calms feelings of stress, tension, fatigue, and exhaustion
- Energetics: enhances wisdom and insight
- Spiritual: supports the chakras in matters of love, relationships, truth, perspective, and higher levels of consciousness
- Scent Profile: Top note with a herbaceous, eucalyptol/camphor-like aroma.
- Longevity: The aroma of Spanish Sage can last up to 24 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Spicy, Herbaceous
- Blends well with: Amber, Birch Tar, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Green Myrtle, Laurel, Lavandin, Lavender, Myrrh, Niaouli, Palo Santo, Peppermint, Roman Chamomile, Sage, Spike Lavender, Vetiver, White Sage
- Do not use during pregnancy or lactation. Abortifacient (internally).
Products Using Spanish Sage Essential Oil
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.