Clary Sage 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil
Name: Clary Sage
Method: Steam distillation
Note Classification: Top
Scent: Sweet herbaceous
Colour: Colourless or pale yellowy-green
Species: Salvia sclarea. Family Lamiaceae ( Labiatae )
Extracted From: Flowering tops and leaves
By-products: A concrete and absolute are also produced by solvent extraction.
Historical: The word clary comes from ‘clear-eye’ for a plant from which the seeds were used to heal eye problems and was highly esteemed in the Middle Ages. In Germany it is used in the production of some wines and vermouths and is known as Muscatel sage.
Of Interest: A key ingredient of eau de cologne and lavender toilet water. Not to be confused with the common sage ( Salvia officinalis ) or the ‘Eyebright’ herb ( Euphrasia officinalis ).
Aromatherapy Properties: Skin care and stress-related conditions including high blood pressure, depression and anxiety. Calms fevers. Good for female system. Good for throat and respiratory infections.
Blends Well With: juniper, lavender, geranium, sandalwood, Cedarwood, pine, jasmine, frankincense, bergamot, citrus
Chemical Analysis: linalyl acetate 75%, linalol, pinene, myrcene, phellandrene
Safety Data: Non-toxic but avoid if pregnant. Avoid drinking alcohol if undergoing treatment ( narcotic effect ). Research being done on epilepsy.
Essential oils are used for blending with carrier base oils to make special blends for massaging the body.
By adding different essential oils to the base carrier oil this then during massage carries the essential oils into the body.
So when mixing essential oil from a recipe please do not add more than recommended for one massage and if the skin is dry and you need more oil just add more carrier base oil not more essential oil.
Essential oils could be used in the bath, in cream, lotion, bath oil, bath salts, bath bombs,
oil burners, inhalers, hot & cold compresses, perfume, soap & candle-making.
Always keep your oils out of the reach of children, in a safe cool dark place and keep as you would any medicines