Sit back, relax and soothe your senses with calming Clary Sage. Steam distilled from the flower buds of the Salvia Sclarea plant, this essential oil is one of the four most well-known stress relieving oils. Clary Sage has been around for thousands of years, and one of the earliest writings from ancient Rome actually mentions this herb and suggests its medicinal uses.
Clary Sage is beneficial for treating stress, anxiety, nervous tension and depression. It can also help balance out oily skin.
The soothing properties of Clary Sage make it an excellent treatment for respiratory issues. As the essential oil relaxes muscles, it aids in relieving symptoms of anxiety that may accompany respiratory conditions. It can be added to a bath, body lotion, used in a foot soak, or diffused through the air in a room.
Clary Sage has been traditionally used to treat women's issues such as hot flashes, menstrual bloating, pms pain and to help ease dull labor pains.
Emotionally, Clary Sage provides feelings of tranquility and restfulness. It can calm the spirit and actually acts as an anti-depressant!
No safety issues known. As a precaution, women with heavy menstrual flow should avoid using this oil during this time as it may increase the flow.