100% pure therapeutic grade
Botanical name: Salvia sclarea
Plant part: leaves and flowers
Extraction method: steam distilled
Description: Clary sage is a short biennial or perennial herb that grows up to 1m. It has large, hairy leaves with small bluish-purple flowers.
Colour: light golden yellow
Common uses: Clary sage is viewed by aromatherapists as a deodorant, sedative, and tonic. It can be useful to clean greasy hair.
Consistency: thin to medium
Strength of aroma: medium to strong
Blends well with: any essential oil, though it works particularly well with bergamot, cedarwood, Roman and German chamomile, geranium, jasmine, lavender, neroli, orange, rosewood, sandalwood and ylang ylang.
Aromatic scent: clary sage essential oil has an earthy, fruity and floral aroma that is both nutty and herbaceous.
History: The name clary sage is derived from the Latin word for 'clear' - probably because the herb was once used for clearing mucous from the eyes. During the 16th century it was also used in England for brewing beer as a replacement for hops.
Safety data: Avoid during pregnancy; skin irritant (dilute before using externally); may trigger epileptic seizures in susceptible individuals.
Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only.
It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.
General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.
Everyday, super simple uses for essential oils
Essential oils are used to fragrance soap (2%-3%), balms (0.5%), skin creams and butters (0.5%).