Latin Name: Salvia sclarea
Country of Origin: France
Cultivation Method: Non sprayed
Aroma: Heady, euphoric, sweet, woody herbaceous, somewhat balsamic.
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Flowering tops.
Energetics: Circulates Qi, nourish blood and yin, calms Shen. (P. Holmes)
Safety: Non toxic, non irritating, non sensitizing. Contraindicated during pregnancy or while nursing. Peter Holmes suggests to not use clary sage for internal use, or in oestrogen dependent conditions due to untested hormonal actions.
Actions supported by clinical studies: Antidepressant, antifungal, antispasmodic, neurotronic, sedative (Battaglia)
Leading / Common Uses: Nervous system: Clary sage is a well known natural euphoric to help quiet the mind, an all-purpose calming and sedative oil. Use to relax and as a general tonic for nervous stress and tension. Used by many to manage chronic conditions, fatigue, burnout. Reproductive system: Long regarded as the ultimate woman’s oil, for all phases of life and issues. * Highly recommend anyone who is using clary sage to consult a professional resource book or certified aromatherapist for detailed information about dosage and guideline of use, as clary is a useful oil for a wide range of support.
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