Clary sage blooms from May to September, spirally
pale blue, purple or pink flowers on top of each spike. The heart
shaped green leaves have soft and fuzzy crinkled surfaces and surround
the flowers. It is biennial or perennial. Is a member of the Lamiaceae
family and grows to 3 to 5 feet tall.
Technical name is Salvia Sclarea, it yields a colourless
or pale yellowish green oil by steam distillation. It has a sweet
, fresh and clean, scent. With warm herblike nutty, balsamic undertone.
Sage - Salvia Officinalis
It is native to Southern France, Italy, Syria. Now
it is worldwide, Mediterranean, Central Europe, England, Morocco,
Russia and the United States. The best oils come from England, France
It promotes healthy skin cell growth, helps ward
off wrinkles and gives skin a healthy, youthful look. It helps control
oily skin and hair. It helps control acne and seborrhoea. It also
helps control dandruff, dry skin and hair.
If used as a scalp massage, it can encourage hair growth and lessen
The oil helps balance extreme emotion, thus bringing
emotional balance. It helps lift depression and sadness. It serves
as a nervous system tonic, in turn easing fear and nervousness.
It brings men and women awareness to their feminine qualities. It
helps stimulate mental activity, concentration, without over doing
it. Brings growth to creativity and intuitive powers. Some say they
have very vivid dreams using the oil.
It helps for personal challenges and change, while under external
stress and extreme pressure.
In midlife crisis it can bring balance, inspiration, and influence.
In stressful times, it can help deep seated tension, slow a racing
mind and calm the nerves.
By bringing inner peace, it reduces disabling effects of stress
and related disorders.
It reduces, irritability, anxiety, panicky feelings, and overwhelmed
It can bring a feeling of euphoria. Some use the oil as an aphrodisiac.
European doctors and psychotherapists have with success used it
for treatment in frigidity and impotency.
Can help the following,
Muscle Cramps and spasms
WARNINGS: do not use during pregnancy. Or at any
time before or while driving as it is a sedative.
provided here is for information purposes only, you should consult
a medical doctor if you have any health queries or problems.
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