Aromatherapy Essential Oils



Clary Sage Essential Oil

Clary Sage Essential Oil

Salvia sclarea



Properties:
Clary sage oil has a sweet smell and is pale yellow in colour having watery viscosity.

Origin:
It originated in Southern Europe.

Extraction Method:
It is extracted from its botanical matter using steam distillation process.

Chemical composition:
Linalol, Linalyl Acetate, Germacrene, Geranyl Acetate.

Therapeutic properties:
Anticonvulsive, antiseptic, antidepressant, aphrodisiac, astringent, bactericidal, carminative, deodorant, digestive, emmenagogue, euphoric, nervine, nerve tonic, sedative and stomachic.

Uses:

  1. Clary sage oil is used to calm the nervous system, particularly in the case of stress, depression and insomnia.
  2. It is a good tonic for the womb and female functions in general.
  3. It is good for relieving muscle pains, digestive and kidney disorders and for the skin.

Precautions:

  • Clary sage should be avoided when consuming alcohol.
  • It is non-toxic but large doses can lead to a headache.
  • It must be avoided during pregnancy.

Blends well with:

Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Pine and Sandalwood.