Clary Sage is a deeply relaxing oil that imparts a feeling of well being. This oil is particularly soothing and relaxing when used to massage the abdomen during menstruation. Relaxing, warming and euphoric.
|County of Origin||India|
|Therapeutic Properties||Anti-depressant, Anti-spasmodic, Deodorant, Emmenagogic, Hypotensive, Nervine, Sedative, Tonic|
|Chemical Family||Esters, Monoterpenols|
|Approx. Shelf Life||5 years|
|Plant Parts||Flower buds|
|Method of Extraction||Steam Distilled|
|Blends well with||Bergamot, Cedarwood, Chamomile German, Chamomile Roman, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Neroli, Orange, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Ylang ylang.|
History: The name is derived from the Latin word Claris for clear, probably because the herb was once used for clearing mucous from the eyes. By the Middle Ages it was an esteemed medicine, also 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.
Characteristics: Clary Sage has a earthy, fruity and floral aroma that is both nutty and herbaceous.
Indications: Clary Sage Essential Oil is viewed by aromatherapists as an antidepressant, antispasmodic, deodorant, emmenagogue, nervine, sedative, and uterine tonic. It is thought to provide a mild euphoric action, balancing uterine problems, and as an agent to clean greasy hair. There is also some documentation on its effectiveness in helping to relax spasms caused by asthma.
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Safety: Clary Sage Oil is non-toxic, and non-sensitizing. It is not to be used during pregnancy.