This gentle native sage (Salvia mellifera) is a valuable aid for rejuvenating and balancing the skin, endocrine system, and digestive functions. A very useful oil for damaged, aged, or blemished skin, the common cold, menstrual dysfunction, and sore throat.
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.