Clary Sage Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Salvia sclarea
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Leaf and flower
Note Classification: Middle
Aroma: Dry, musky, bittersweet floral
Largest Producing Countries: USA, France, and Bulgaria
Traditional Use: This oil has an extensive history in perfumery. It is considered a fixative, and adds a warming note to a blend.
Properties: Antibacterial, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, astringent, carminative, deodorant, digestive, emmenagogue, euphoric, nervine, sedative, stomachic, vulnerary
Benefits: Constipation, convulsions, cramps, dandruff, excessive perspiration, flatulence, infection, inflamed skin, migraine, muscular aches and pains, nervous fatigue, oily skin and hair.
Blends Well With: Bay, bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, cedarwood, chamomile, coriander, cypress, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon balm, lime, mandarin, patchouli, petitgrain, pine, rose, sandalwood, tea tree
Of Interest: The herb derives its name from the Latin clarus, meaning, “clear,” and was nicknamed “clear eyes” during the Middle Ages for its famous ability to clear tired or strained eyes and blurred vision.
Safety Data: Avoid while pregnant
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.