Clary Sage -Salvia sclarea (not to be confused with other sage species!) is best known for it’s mood and hormone balancing properties. It’s especially helpful for females with hot flashes and night sweats. Although it may help with menstrual cramps, it has been known to increase menstrual flow, so use caution if you already experience heavy periods.
Batch 0113 Clary Sage
Botanical family: Lamiaceae
Plant Part: flowers
Processed: steam distilled
Chemical family: Monoterpenes, Monoterpenols, Esters
Aroma: Sweet, warm, herbal, tea-like
Max Dermal Use: None suggested
Safety Concerns: None suggested
Anti-spasmodic – relieves muscular spasms/tension/cramps
Deodorant – helps eliminate unpleasant odors
Emmenagogue – stimulates menstrual flow and activity
Hypotensive – lowers blood pressure
SAFETY: For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. If the oil is past it’s “use by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value.
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Safety recommendations are based on Essential Oil Safety, 2nd Edition, Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, 2014.
- Latin Name:
- Salvia sclarea
- At a Glance:
- Clary Sage -Salvia sclarea (not to be confused with other sage species!) is best known for it’s mood and hormone balancing properties. It’s especially helpful with hot flashes and night sweats.
- Certified Organic, France
- anti-spasmodic, emmenagogue, calming/sedative, deodorant, anti-depressant
- linalyl acetate (59.53%), linalol (17.50%), myrcene (3.11%), geranyl acetate (2.85%), germacrene d (2.29%)
- Steam Distilled:
- May 2017
- Shelf Life:
- 4-5 Years (approx.)