Clary Sage Salvia sclarea Essential Oil Information

Salvia sclarea

Clary Sage Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


Salvia sclarea

"Woman's helper"

Europe & USA

Flowers, leaves








Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Steam distillation

Light golden yellow

Thin

Medium








Fragrance

Spicy-sweet, nutty and herbaceous in scent












Benefits

Amenorrhea, asthma, coughing, dysmenorrhea, exhaustion, gas, labor pains, sore throat, stress. Adaptogenic in that is can both cause feelings of euphoria, bringing calm or energizing as needed. Eases menstrual and menopausal discomfort, helps insomnia and hormonal imbalances, as well as supporting digestion, respiration and muscles. Prevents excess perspiration















Blends Well With

Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Coriander, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon Balm, Lime, Mandarin, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Pine, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Tea Tree














Constituents

Linalol, Sclareol, Myrcene, Phellandrene, Pinene













Properties

Antibacterial, antidepressive, antifungal, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, digestive, stimulant, neurotonic, phlebotonic, stomachic, uterine tonic.















Safety

Generally safe















Misc Info

Don't overuse, but that shouldn't be a problem as when you've had enough you'll find the fragrance unpleasant. Once it becomes desirable again, then you can start using it again.










 







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