Clary Sage Essential Oil – Salvia sclarea – is a pure herb oil processed by steam extraction from the flowers and leaves of the plant. Native to the Mediterranean region, with a long history as a medicinal herb, Clary Sage oil is now processed in many other countries in Europe. Clary Sage grown in Russia is very popular.
Today the uses for Clary Sage Essential Oil have increased to assisting depression and nervous complaints, insomnia, tension and stress. The oil has been popular as a emmenagogue to address the monthly ailments from hormonic changes some women are subjected to and for the relief of congestion.
Blend Clary Sage essential oil in creams and carrier oils for a relaxing massage, a few drops in the bath will assist with relaxation and use 4-5 drops in a vaporiser to inhale the special aroma for a speedy effect.
A nontoxic and non sensitising oil used often for relaxing but do not use during pregnancy.
Watch the plant components of your Clary Sage Essential Oil. If you require sclareol which aids in addressing women’s hormonic issues, look for the French variety which has an average of 2.56%. Some Clary Sage oils do not contain this plant compound. It will be picked up by the GC which you should ask for as proof.
Store your Calry Sage oil in a dark area below 30°. Obtain advice from a medical professional if you are pregnant and wish to try this oil. Do not ingest. Always try a skin test first before adding to a carrier oil and applying to the skin for topical use. Keep out of the reach of children.
Main plant chemical components: germacrene-D, sclareol, alpha-terpineol, linalyl, neryl acetate, arophyllene, geraniol
A GC of this oil is available on request.
If you are a Libran, you are more likely attracted to Clary Sage.