Clary Sage Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Salvia sclarea
Aroma: Herbaceous, warm, and musky
Perfume Note: Top to middle
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Source: Flowering tops
Main Chemical Components: Linalyl acetate, linalol
Properties: Anticoagulant, antioxidant, antidiabetic, estrogen-like, antifungal, antispasmodic, relaxant, cholesterol-reducing, antitumoral, anesthetic
Blends Well With: Cedarwood, labdanum, citrus oils, lavender, lavandin
Description and Uses: With its warm, herbaceous scent, Clary Sage essential oil has uplifting and relaxing properties. It encourages sleep and is said to promote dreaming. Clary sage essential oil is soothing to the nervous system, particularly in cases of stress and trouble sleeping.
Many women have found that essential oils can be effective for PMS and menopause problems. Massage on muscles and on abdomen before and during menstruation.
Clary Oil is used for oily hair and skin as well as dandruff. Clary Sage also has sensual properties.
Aromatherapy class: balancing, calming, toning.
Traditional use: skin conditioner, astringent, soothing agent, aphrodisiac, muscle relaxant.
Cautions: Do not use during pregnancy. Avoid while drinking alcohol or driving as Clary can have a sedating effect.
Recipe to try using Clary Sage:
3 drop lavender
1 drop clary sage
Mix 3 drops lavender and 1 drop clary sage with a teaspoon of mild or cream. Add to a warm bath & soak.
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