Product CharacteristicsClary Sage Essential Oil is derived from the Salvia sclarea herb.
Clary Sage Essential Oil has earned the nickname “The Woman’s Oil,” due to its benefits for women’s health, especially in relation to menstruation and menopause.
Used in aromatherapy applications, Clary Sage Essential Oil has sedative abilities that induce feelings of relaxation, clarity, and calmness while alleviating dizziness, anxiety, and irritability. It is also known to stimulate libido in both men and women.
Used cosmetically or topically in general, Clary Sage Essential Oil exhibits a cooling property that soothes skin afflicted with inflammation. It calms rashes, balances the production of natural oil and sebum, and strengthens the skin and muscles.
Used medicinally, Clary Sage Essential Oil eliminates or prevents the spread of harmful bacteria, facilitates the healing of wounds, and addresses muscle aches, joint pain, strains, and sprains. It enhances circulation and is reputed to stimulate and regulate the menstrual cycle.
In general, the main benefits of Clary Sage Essential Oil are:
Stress reduction When used in aromatherapy, clary sage oil can help alleviate stress by inducing a sense of well-being. One small study done on women undergoing a stressful medical test indicated that when inhaled, clary sage essential oil elicited feelings of relaxation and helped to Reduce blood pressure.
Antibacterial properties Clary sage oil in diluted form, may have a positive impact upon some strains of bacteria. Researchers think it could be an effective treatment alone or in addition to traditional treatments for wound care.
Natural antidepressant Clary sage has been tested on both animals and humans to determine its potential benefits as an antidepressant. One study done on rats indicated that clary sage oil could be beneficial as an anti-stress agent.
Alleviation of menopause symptoms One component of clary sage oil is sclareol, which mimics the effects of estrogen in the body. For this reason, clary sage may be effective at reducing some of the symptoms of menopause. Some research suggests that diluted clary sage oil applied to the bottoms of the feet can reduce hot flashes.
Reduction of menstrual cramps A study with menopausal women indicated that inhaled clary sage oil reduced cortisol, the stress hormone, and produced an antidepressant-like effect.
For hair: Clary Sage is known to cleanse greasy hair as it helps control excessive oil secretions. It is very effective in treating dandruff, dry skin and dry hair. When used as a scalp massage, clary sage oil encourages hair growth, and minimizes hair loss. It can also coat the hair shaft and improve shine.
Essential oils are very potent, so you have to be cautious when you use them.
Remember, a little goes a long way and less is more! You can always add another drop, so start slow, whether you’re using your oils topically or aromatically. Due to potency, some oils may be irritating to the skin. If irritation occurs, immediately apply pure vegetable oil to the affected area to dilute.
Always read label directions for each individual oil before use.
Do not put essential oils in eyes, ears, nose, or other areas with sensitive skin.
Inhaled: just add some drops as needed to a tissue or handkerchief and inhale. Or simply open the bottle of essential oils, hold it up against your nose and take a deep breath to inhale and enjoy.
In massage: Essential oils are too concentrated and strong to use for massage by themselves, so you need to mix them in with neutral-smelling carrier oils such as sweet almond oil or grape seed oil. Add up to 20 drops of essential oil to 1 ounce of carrier oil and massage your temples, wrists, behind the ears, your neck or the muscles of your arms, back or legs.
Added to your bath or shower: Add a few drops of essential oils to your shampoo, conditioner, or body wash. To inhale essential oils while you shower, add a few drops to the walls and inhale deeply as you shower. Or add few drops of essential oils directly to your bathwater, or even better, first mix a few drops into bath salts (Epson salts) and then add them to the water.
In a diffuser: A diffuser is a device that disperses essential oils into the air. There are several types of essential oil diffusers that you can use for this and If you don’t know how to use an essential oil diffuser, check the instructions specific to your product for water and oil ratios. Then, just put the essential oils in your diffuser, turn it on, and circulate the oil into your room.
As a room spray: Fill with water a spray bottle, add up to 20 drops of the essential oil and simply spray into the air!
- No Parabens
- No Sulfates
- No Artificial Colors
- No Synthetic Fragrances
- No Phthalates
- No Silicones
Main IngredientsClary sage (Salvia sclarea) is a flowering herb that’s native to the Mediterranean Basin. The essential oil that’s extracted from the leaves and buds of the plant has a clean, refreshing scent that you can use as a skin balm or gently inhale as part of an aromatherapy treatment
Remember that the use of any type of essential oil should be discussed with your doctor before you start using it. Let your doctor know of any other medications or herbal treatments you’re using. Clary sage oil may not be appropriate for use in people who have low blood pressure.
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