Sage Oil Specification
Sage (Dalmation) Oil
Salvia officinalis L., S. officinalis
|Botanical Name||Salvia officinalis|
Steam distillation of the dried leaves.
Pale yellow to greenish yellow liquid.
0.903 – 0.925 @ 20°C
1.457 – 1.469 @ 20°C
+2.0 – +29 @ 20°C
Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.
|Active Content: ||Thujone, 1,8-cineole, camphor, borneol, bornyl esters, α-pinene, salvene.|
A tea made of the leaves of sage provides soothing, healing relief for sore throat, loss of voice and tonsillitis, as well as helping to remove mucus from congested lungs. Steep 2 tsp. dried or fresh leaves in 1-1/4 cups of boiling water for 35 minutes. Strain, sweeten with honey if desired and take 1/2 every few hours as needed. Add 1/4 tsp. of fresh lime juice and gargle well before swallowing for raw, irritated throat.