Spanish Sage, a subspecies of Salvia officinalis, grows predominately in Spain and southern France.
Spanish Sage is a powerful essential oil and beautifully aromatic. Intensely herbaceous in aroma yet highlighted by a soft Lavender aroma for the best of Sage and Lavender all in one; is known also as Lavender Sage. Spanish Sage enhances memory retention
and is an excellent essential oil to diffuse when concentrating with reading or studying. Excellent for college students studying and preparing for final exams! The effect Spanish Sage oil has on the brain's cognitive mechanism is well documented in a study performed by the Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK titled “Salvia lavandulaefolia (Spanish sage) enhances memory in healthy young volunteers”, click HERE
to read more. Because of this study, it has prompted the initiation of other medical reviews looking into the benefits Spanish Sage essential oil may have with Alzheimer's Disease
For soothing anxiety, tension and stress, Spanish Sage is very calming, eases tense painful muscles, relieves muscular spasms, and can be effective in reducing pain associated with tension headaches.
Spanish Sage is said to relieve rheumatic pain and swelling, is an anti-spasmodic for reducing muscular spasms and cramps; this is a ‘go to essential oil for sports massage’, either mixed singularly or in combination with other muscle soothing essential oils in carrier oil. Consider blending Spanish Sage with Gingergrass
and your favorite carrier oil for a powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, pain relieving sport massage blend!
This is a broad range essential oil with many benefits from improving concentration, to relieving headache, helping painful muscles and joints, and it doesn't stop there! Spanish Sage is also helpful with colds and flu because of its mucolytic (expectorant) effects that help to thin and loosen mucus in the respiratory tract when inhaled through heat steam vapor. This is why people of Spain consider this essential oil their ‘cure all’ for everything from colds and flu, muscle aches and pains, hair loss, to eczema and dermatitis.
Batch specific GC/MS analysis for this essential oil is available by clicking on the green tab above.
Aromatherapy use: acne, analgesic, alopecia (hair loss), anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, anxiety, arthritis, astringent, antiviral, antibacterial, antioxidant, cuts, coughs, colds, dandruff, decongestant, headache, eczema, expectorant, flu, mucolytic, rheumatism, stimulant, warming