Clary Sage Essential Oils
For calming and rejuvenation of the skin, the use of Clary Sage essential oil, with its soothing and relaxing properties, goes back to the Middle Ages. it is collected through steam distillation from a plant that can grow up to 6 feet high and is classified as perennial or biennial. Its main constituents are linalool and linalyl acetate, making it one of the most balancing, soothing, and relaxing of all essential oils. It is, therefore, helpful for those seeking a restful night’s sleep with a coniferous, herbal, and woody aroma.
Overall Benefits of Clary Sage Essential Oils
- Helpful with soothing and calming skin
- Useful in promoting restful sleep
- Help to encourage a healthy scalp and vibrant looking hair when added to conditioner or shampoo
Uses for Clary Sage Essential Oils
Those wishing to take clary sage internally can combine one drop with four fluid ounces of their favorite liquid. A topical application consists of massaging approximately four drops onto the abdomen to provide some relief from menstrual cramps. To assist with restful sleep, combine three to four drops with liquid to be used in a diffuser or apply directly to your pillow at night.
You can combine two drops with coconut oil for a topical application through massage which can rejuvenate and soothe the skin. Or, for a stress relieving bathing experience, combine chamomile with clary sage and add to bathwater. This essential oil also blends nicely with sandalwood, lavender, geranium, cedar wood, bergamot, and other florals.
Avoid contact with sensitive areas such as inner ears or eyes. If you are under a doctor’s care, nursing, or pregnant please consult a physician before use. Keep out of reach of children. Some essential oils can cause skin irritation, particularly in the case of individuals with sensitive skin.