Clary Sage Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Salvia sclarea
Clary Sage is an uplifting and relaxing oil. It is also one the most important essential oils for women at all phases of life – helping with the menstrual cycle, childbirth and menopause.
Effect on skin: Helps combat greasy hair and scalp, and dandruff associated with excessive oil production. Can also be useful for oily skin prone to hormonal breakouts.
Effect on body: Helps ease pre-menstrual symptoms of the body and mind. Use in a massage oil, bath or compress for abdominal and lower back cramps before or during menstruation and to help during labour. Can help during menopause to help with hot flushes and hormonal fluctuations especially where irritability is present. The antispasmodic and relaxing actions of Clary Sage are also suggested for asthma.
Effect on mind: Helps during times of anxiety, nervous tension, low mood and nervous depletion. A good post-natal essential oil to help adapt and recover from childbirth.
Blends well with: any essential oil, though it works particularly well with Bergamot, Cedarwood, Roman and German Chamomile, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Neroli, Orange, Rosewood, Sandalwood and Yang Ylang.
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use.
- For external use only
- Do not apply to skin undiluted.
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use.