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



Aroma Strength

Steam distillation

Light golden yellow




Spicy-sweet, nutty and herbaceous in scent


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


Linalol, Sclareol, Myrcene, Phellandrene, Pinene


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


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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