Clary Sage (salvia sclarea) is a tall, flowering biennial herb from the Lamiaceae/Labiatae plant family. The flowering tops are steam distilled for their essential oil and have been used throughout the world for improving eye sight, general good health, womanly issues, and to improve the flavor of cheap wine. Clary Sage is a great calming oil that is used frequently by women to calm monthly menstrual cycles by easing cramps, improving hormonal balance, decreasing mood swings, and improving insomnia. It also helps reduce stress and has great mood-enhancing properties when used aromatically and during massage.
Properties: Antifungal, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Astringent, Mood Lifting, Sedative, and Warming.
~Blend with a cream or lotion to assist in body odor, PMS or cramps
~Blend with massage oil to assist with muscle pains or cramps
~Diffuse to uplift mood
Clary Sage is a fabulous oil for calming mind and body. When feeling tense, give the following blend a try.
Tense Anxiety Blend: (bodily tension, muscle pain, aches, sore body)
30 Drops Clary Sage
45 Drops Lavender
15 Drops Roman Chamomile
Combine all oils into a 5ml bottle and shake before use. Use 15-30 drops of blend in 1oz carrier oil and massage into muscles. This blend can also be used in a bath or on a washcloth on the shower floor.