Clary SageClary sage or Salvia sclarea is the source of clary sage oil. This is a plant that grows in the Mediterranean, but, it can be also found in Asia and Africa.Using steam distillation of the leaves and buds of clary sage, scientists produce clary sage oil. For centuries, this oil has been used to make various ailments. It is used to treat eye problems, including vision issues, but it is also used as the eye cleanser and brightener. Aromatherapists use clary sage for its scent. The scent should resolve depression and stress and stimulate your self-confidence. Sometimes, it is combined with lavender essential oil and this mixture is also very good for depression and anxiety. Clary sage oil can also be combined and used with some other essential oils. It is proven very good in combination with chamomile, jasmine or ylang-ylang essential oils.
Besides aromatherapy, clary sage oil is used for its anti-bacterial, anti-spasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties. If you have problems with sleeping or sore throat, many naturopaths will recommend using clary sage oil. You could also use this oil to ease muscle pain and induce the childbirth.
How to Use Clary Sage Oil on HairClary sage essential oil is one of the natural hair growth boosters. It will stop the hair loss, prevent baldness, promote hair growth and make the hair stronger and shiny.
If you have problems with curly unmanageable hair, clary sage oil might be helpful. Use 2 tablespoons of clary sage oil and blend it with 3 tablespoons of coconut oil, a tablespoon of jasmine essential oil and few drops of ylang-ylang essential oil. Coconut oil should be warmed up and melted and then used to make this mixture. Apply the mixture on the hair and leave to work for half of an hour and wash after that time.
Clary sage is also great for people fighting the dandruff. You will also need 3 tablespoons of clary sage oil and the same amount of mandarin essential oil. Mix the oils and add 5 drops of lemon oil. Warm up the mixture, massage it in the scalp and leave for 20 minutes on the head. After that time wash your hair.
Mixture of jojoba and clary sage essential oils is known to support hair growth. Just mix well couple of drops of each oil and massage it into the scalp.
WarningDo not use clary sage oil if you are allergic to it, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not use clary sage oil with alcohol, because it may potentiate alcohol toxicity.Always consult your doctor before starting to use this essential oil.