Hummingbird Sage (Salvia spathacea)
Like Clary Sage Hummingbird Sage’s essential oil has a calming, stress relieving scent that is useful for almost any imbalance. Native Americans used this herb to alleviate fever and headache.
In Santa Barbara, California, there are numerous local wild endemic and naturalized medicinal herbs. Many of them are rarely used or only discussed as ethnobotany of the past. Refugio Gardens steam distills their own local essential oils such as White sage, Honeybutton sage, Hummingbird sage, Goldenbush, Woolly blue curls, and California Artemisia in small batches to ensure a highly therapeutic oil that can be used directly on the skin or in a diffuser to scent a room.