Clary Sage has a long history as a medicinal herb and is used in aromatherapy for over all well being. Because of it's hormone balancing effect it makes a good bath oil for women and is helpful with menstrual cramps, hot flashes and night sweats.
This essential oil is good for maturing and acne prone skin.
ClarySage Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Salvia sclarea
Origin and Description: This biennial herb is native to Southern Europe and is now cultivated world wide. Growing up to 3 feet tall it has large fuzzy purple, green leaves with small blue or white flower spikes.
Clarysage has been used medicinally for centuries.
Part of Plant Used: Oil is extracted from the leaves and flower tops of the plant through steam distillation.
Aroma: Herbaceous, floral, sweet, nutty scent.
Skin Care Uses and Benefits Clarysage Oil has antibacterial, anti inflammatory, antiseptic and astringent properties and stimulates blood circulation to the surface of the skin.
If you suffer from acne or oily skin this oil would be a good choice for you. It balances out sebum production and cleans out clogged pores. Also being a natural astringent it improves the appearance of skin.
It promotes skin cell regeneration also making it good for fighting wrinkles. Clarysage has also proven useful in treating boils, eczema and psoriasis.
Adding Clarysage to creams or lotions is not only good for your skin but can help relieve back and neck stiffness.
ClarySage Oil blends well with the following oils: Juniper, Lavender, Geranium, Frankincense and Citrus Oils.
Cautions: Avoid using if you are pregnant. Do not use when consuming alcohol. Over use can cause dizziness and headache. If in doubt always consult with your doctor.
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