Clary Sage is a short biennial or perennial herb that grows up to 1 meter in height (approximately 3 feet). It has large, hairy leaves with small bluish-purple flowers. The name is derived from the Latin word claris for 'clear', and by the Middle Ages it was known as Oculus Christi, or the Eye of Christ. In the Middle Ages, the Clary Sage plant was frequently used to soothe skin.Clary Sage has an herbaceous aroma that is believed to create a calm environment. It's mellow and warm scent is uplifting and relaxing. The main chemical component of Clary Sage is linalyl acetate, part of the esters group, making it one of the most relaxing, soothing, and balancing essential oils.
Diffuse or apply to pillow at night for a restful sleep
Add to shampoo or hair conditioner to promote healthy hair and scalp
to relieve minor skin irritation, cuts, bruises & burns
to act as a nervine and calmative which enhances relaxation
Cautions: Dilute before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.
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