BOTANICAL NAME: Salvia sclarea L.
PLANT PART: Leaves and flowers
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled
DESCRIPTION: A thin colorless to yellow-brown, often pale yellow clear thin liquid.
AROMATIC SUMMARY: A middle note of medium aroma, Clary Sage Essential Oil has a herbaceous with sweet, floral aroma.
BLENDS WITH: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Chamomile German, Chamomile Roman, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Neroli, Orange, Rosewood, Sandalwood and Ylang-ylang.
BENEFITS AND USES: Clary sage has relaxing and soothing properties, also helps with rejuvenation and calming of the skin. Promotes healthy-looking hair and scalp, hormonal support and balance, relieves insomnia, headaches muscle stiffness and cramps.
FACTS OF INTEREST: Clary Sage is a short biennial or perennial herb that grows up to 1 meter in height .It has large, hairy leaves with small bluish-purple flowers. The name is derived from the Latin word claris for ‘clear’, and by the Middle Ages it was known as Oculus Christi, or the Eye of Christ. During the sixteenth century it was used in England as a replacement for hops when brewing beer. Clary Sage Oil can be diffused to create a peaceful atmosphere. It is also used in formulating natural perfumes.
CAUTION: It is important for people with estrogen – induced conditions to avoid using clary sage and seek medical advice.This oil should not be used by those who are pregnant or under the care of a physician. Dilute well before use; for external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.