Clary Sage Essential Oil

Calming, cheering, balancing hormonal support

Clary Sage essential oil calms you down, cheers you up and balances you out. It's an all around great tonic for women, especially for hormonal problems.

Clary sage is well known for its euphoric effects and is often used by aromatherapists to help with depression, burn-out, compulsiveness and nervous tension.

Clary sage oil is good for menstrual issues, easing painful periods and scanty menstruation, as well as promoting relaxation during labor.

During menopause, clary sage oil can help reduce hot flushes, night sweats, irritability, headaches and dizziness.

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Botanical Name and Characteristics

Salvia sclarea

Clary sage grows about three feet tall with soft, dusty green leaves. It has lacy pink, white or blue flowers, depending on the variety.

The essential oil is extracted by steam distillation from the flowering tops and the leaves.

Sweet, earthy, floral herbaceous scent.

Therapeutic Action

  • Lifts mood

  • Calms nerves

  • Reduces stress and tension

  • Promotes sleep

  • Aphrodisiac

  • Encourages communication

  • May help reduce asthma spasms (according to some documentation)

  • Helps ease pain

  • Improves digestion

  • Contains a phyto-hormone similar to estrogen

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Clary Sage oil's strong middle note blends well with almost every essential oil, but especially well with: 

  • bergamot
  • cedar
  • chamomile
  • geranium
  • jasmine
  • lavender
  • neroli
  • orange
  • sandalwood
  • ylang ylang


Non-toxic, non-sensitizing.

Do not use during pregnancy or if you have epilepsy.

Can be stupefying in large amounts.

Buy clary sage essential oil from Amazon.  Just remember that inexpensive oils are likely to be lower in quality - how else do they get the cost so low?

What Next?

Clary Sage Recipes

Check out a few balancing, nerve-calming recipes using clary sage essential oil...

Balancing Bath & Body Oil

When your nerves are stretched to the limit, fill the tub, lock the door and give yourself a 'time out' with this PMS and menopause soothing aromatherapy bath recipe.

Massage Oil

Make your own massage oil for deep relaxation. If you don't have time for a full body massage, give yourself a gentle foot massage.

Aromatherapy Recipes Homepage

Essential Oil Properties

Click on the links below to learn more about properties, safety and blending of some popular essential oils.

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