Clary sage is extracted by steam distillation from a perennial flower, and it has been used since the Middle Ages for its appealing scent and calming benefits. The floral and light scent makes a great addition to any perfume, and adding a drop or two behind each ear can create an allover peaceful disposition. The scent is also used in diffusers to create a relaxing atmosphere and a sense of focus. The light taste makes it great for combining with other essential oils with relaxing qualities, and it can be dranked in a tea before bed to promote a night of undisturbed sleeping. If you’re experiencing menstrual cramping, you can rub the oil into your abdomen to relieve the pain and to feel less irritated or short tempered.
- Apply a drop to the abdomen, and rub it into the skin for relieving menstrual pain*
- Add three to four drops to a diffuser to calm any anxiety or stress*
- Add to shampoo or lotion to improve the look of dull hair or dry skin
Directions for Use
- Aromatic: Add three to four drops to a diffuser of your choice and inhale.
- Topical: Combine a drop or two with shampoo or lotion before applying to hair, skin, and nails. Add a single drop directly to abdomen for relieving cramps.
- Internal: Combine with other essential oils in tea, and drink before bed for relaxing sleep.
- Clams an anxious mood, creates clarity
- Soothes sensitive skin and period cramping*
- Can improve looks of hair, skin, and nails*
- Floral, sweet, earthy, light
- Steam distillation
- Flower or leaf
- Linalyl acetate, Linalool
Clary sage is gentle enough to use on the body without diluting with a carrier oil. If ingesting, it should be diluted with a liquid first. If you’re prone to sensitive skin, combine it with a lotion or liquid. Combine it with a hair product before putting it in your hair. Clary sage should not replace any prescribed medication.