Clary Sage Essential Oil

£12.82 £25.91

Clary Sage is excellent for helping and maintaining the hormonal system. Clary Sage is especially useful during the Autumn years.

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Description

Clary Sage | Latin Name: Salvia Sclarea | Family: Lamiaceae| Extraction: Distillation | Plant Part: Flowering Tops

Clary Sage Essential Oil is a pale yellow-green liquid with a musky, herby yet sweet aroma.

This hardy herb can grow to about 1 ½ in Southern France at a high altitude.  The higher the plant is grown, the more effective is the essential oil.  It is a beautiful plant, with long green stems and lupin-like flowers in shades of pink, purple, yellow and cream.  The stem and undersides of the leaves are hairy and sometimes the essential oil can be seen shining in the sun between the hairs.

Blends

Blends well with Bergamot, Cedarwood, Citronella, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lime and Sandalwood.

Clary Sage is a TOP to MIDDLE note – Essential Oil Notes & Odours

Properties

Clary Sage an anticonvulsive, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, balsamic, carminative, deodorant, digestive, emmenagogue, hyposensitive, nervine, stomatic, tonic.

Clary is anti-fungal, hormone-like, neuro-tonic, and regenerative.  It treats conditions such as athlete’s foot, menopausal symptoms and scanty periods, nervous fatigue, varicose veins and is also anti ageing.

Essential Oil Properties & Meanings

Herbal & Folk Tradition

Originally grown in Southern Europe it was often planted in German vineyards. When introduced in England in 1562 it was sometimes used as a substitute for hops in brewing beer. In the middle-ages, it was called “Oculus Christi” meaning eye of Christ.

Safety Data & MSDS

There are no medical contra-indications known. It is not advised that clary is taken internally when alcohol is also being imbibed, as the oil is thought to enhance the alcoholic effect. Clary is often used to fragrance a room before a party to encourage social interaction!

Alcohols (<15%), esters (<75%)

Clary Sage MSDS
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