Plant origin, natural properties, and common uses of Sage essential oil Salvia officinalis

About it...

Botanical name: Salvia officinalis

Family: Lamiaceae


Harvested: Europe - Ukraine

Parts used: leaves

Extraction method: steam distillation

Major components of the oil: alpha and beta-pinene, alpha-and beta-thujone, 1,8-cineole, linalool, camphor, camphene, limonene, myrcene, borneol, bornyl acetate (with figures)

... The list of specific substances in the plant and their activities


Traditional uses:

The composition of the essential oil of Sage makes it a powerful antibacterial, bactericidal, fungicidal, insecticidal and insect repelling agent.


The properties of essential oil of sage have been the subjects of numerous scientific studies, and this is one of the few essential oils of which the exact clinical toxicity thresholds are known.

... Toxicity of some essential plant oils. Clinical and experimental study


"Insects" and "Parasites" Formulas offered on this site contain the essential oil of Salvia sclarea, with equivalent insecticidal properties, less the neurotoxicity related to large amounts of camphor present in Salvia officinalis described in this study.


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