This Clary sage (Salvia sclarea) grows wild in France. Clary Sage is a staple for women of all ages. It’s stress relieving, relaxing aroma can even been euphoric and aphrodisiac for some. This essential oil is a powerful nerve and hormone tonic and a must-have for support during monthly changes in our cycles and in bigger changes like menopause. It can help with PMS, cramps, mood swings, hot flashes and other symptoms of hormone fluctuations. It’s also wonderful for the skin and hair and is known for supporting the health of our cells. The sedative properties make it a great addition to an insomnia blend and it is even know to enhance dreams. Clary Sage is supportive to our emotional health, and great for those that struggle with anxiety and depression. Also supportive during labor to assist with pain and delivery.
Key Actions: Nervine, sedative, euphoric, aphrodisiac, hormone tonic, digestive tonic, cell regenerative, antispasmodic
Warnings: Too much can cause headaches, nausea and raise blood pressure. If any adverse reactions occur, reduce or eliminate use. This can be avoided by being mindful and realizing less is more in aromatherapy. Some professionals suggest avoiding this oil during the first 2 terms of pregnancy, however we have not seen any documented effects to support this claim.