Part used: Flowers and leaves
A biennial or short-lived herbaceous perennial native to the northern Mediterranean Basin, North Africa and Central Asia. It grows to approximately 1 Metre in height. Its recorded use in medicine goes back 6000 years. It has been used to induce labour, address hormonal issues and as a tonic for the skin. The essential oil is also widely used in perfumes and to flavour vermouths, wines, and liqueurs.
Sweet and herbaceous with tones of fresh tobacco. Citrus and floral elements with hints of berry, apple, grape, peach and apricot.
Blends well with: Cypress, Lavender True, Sandalwood and Citrus oils.
The recorded use of Clary Sage dates back 6000 years to a Greek academic often considered the father of botany, Theophrastus. During the 16th century, it was used in brewing and distillation processes by English beer and wine producers. A variety of Clary Sage is found in traditional Chinese medicine as a tonic for the liver and heart and in massage treatments. In Western medicine, its blood tonic properties have been connected to efficacy in a range of conditions such as emotional stress, digestive upset, female hormone conditions, fatigue, stress and insomnia. Clary Sage has also been indicated as a treatment for varicose veins especially if combined with Lemon oil.
Please note: The traditional uses listed here are for reference only and should not be taken as recommendations for treatment, or cure, of any disease or medical condition. Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body processes towards improved health and wellbeing.
Add 5 drops to ½ cup fatty milk (nut, bean, grain or dairy) and add to a bath. Therapeutic baths should not exceed 15 minutes.
Add 5 drops to a hot compress and apply to the lower back every other night.
Add 5 drops to the bath or diffuser every other night for at least one cycle. Therapeutic baths should not exceed 15 minutes.
Add 5 drops to a diffuser to refresh the atmosphere. Add 1 drop to 2 tsp carrier oil for massage.
Use 1-2 drops on a warm facial compress, or add 5 drops to 20gm of Untouched Face Cream and apply.
Avoid use during pregnancy. Not suitable for children. Safe to use with other medication when necessary. If accidentally ingested do not induce vomiting, follow with Olive oil or milk and seek advice from a health specialist. Avoid contact with eyes - flush with water. Keep out of reach of children.
Please note: Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body processes for optimum health and wellbeing. The information here is NOT meant as a recommendation to cure any medical condition or disease.
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