Botanical Name:Ã‚Â Salvia sclarea
Common Method of Extraction:Ã‚Â Steam Distilled
Plant Part Typically Used:Ã‚Â Leaves and Flowers/Buds
Color:Ã‚Â Pale Yellow
Consistency:Ã‚Â Thin to Medium
Perfumery Note:Ã‚Â Middle
Strength of Initial Aroma:Ã‚Â Medium – Strong
Aromatic Description:Ã‚Â Earthy, herbaceous, floral and slightly fruity.
Ã¢â‚¬â€¹Clary Sage Essential Oil Uses:Ã‚Â Acne, boils, skin inflammation, hair loss, dandruff, dry or mature skin, muscular aches and pains, whooping cough, asthma attacks, eases menstrual pain, regulation of menstrual flow, flatulence, intestinal cramping, colic, stress, nerves, high blood pressure. Reading Purchon and Cantele’s full profile for Clary Sage Essential Oil is recommended.Ã‚Â Amenorrhea, asthma, coughing, dysmenorrhea, exhaustion, gas, labor pains, sore throat, stress.
Containing approximately 60-70% Linalyl Acetate, Sage Essential Oil is likely the essential oil that is highest in this calming ester. linalyl acetate is also present, at lower levels, in several other essential oils including but not limited toÃ‚Â Lavender,Ã‚Â Petitgrain,Ã‚Â BergamotÃ‚Â andÃ‚Â Bergamot Mint. Sage Essential Oil also contains approximately 10-15% linalol.
Probably the most intriguing constituent present within the oil is sclareol, a diterpene. Due to its sclareol content, there has been some debate about the estrogenic action of Sage Essential Oil. Sage Essential Oil is widely used in a number of topical, respiratory, digestive, emotional and feminine issues.
Aromatically, Sage Essential Oil has a distinctive herbaceous, earthy, slightly floral scent. The aroma of the essential oil is a little surprising at first, butÃ‚Â it’s soothing and pleasurable. Not everyone grows to like the scent of Sage Essential Oil. Blending it with other essential oils can go a long way towards camouflaging the aroma while still taking advantage of the wonders of this helpful oil.
Sage Essential Oil blends well with essential oils in the citrus, floral, herbaceous and wood families. Sage blends particularly well with the following essential oils: bergamot, lime, lavender, roman chamomile, sandalwood, cedarwood, patchouli and rose.