Author: Anthony Russano (Last Updated March 25th 2019, 8:32:35 PM)

Lilac Sage (Salvia verticillata)


The essential oil contains monoterpenes (1,8-cineole, α-pinene, camphor, geraniol, linalool and Υ-terpinene).[1]

Healing Properties

  • Anticonvulsant: (anti-seizure) extract of S. verticillata resulted in a significant anticonvulsant activity.[1]
  • Antidepressant: extract of S. verticillata resulted in a significant antidepressant effect.[1]

Disease / Symptom Treatment

  • Depression:


  1. Title: Neuropharmacology of Lavender, Rosemary and Salvia
    Author(s): Amritpal Singh Saroya, Jaswinder Singh
    Institution(s): Herbal Consultant Mohali, India; Department of PharmacologySri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Science Amritsar, India
    Publication: Pharmacotherapeutic Potential of Natural Products in Neurological Disorders
    Abstract: English lavender and true lavender are common names of L. officinalis. The plant belongs to the family Lamiaceae and is native to the Mediterranean.