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Sage Oil - Clary Sage essential oil
Sage oil (Salvia Officinalis, Salvia Sclarea or Clary Sage)
Origin of Sage Oil:
A sacred herb, its properties were used by the Egyptians to help cure infertility in women. The Chinese have used it medicinally for centuries.
Sage Oil essential oil - Description:
The many varieties of common sage are all shrub-like herbs with rough, wrinkled leaves. The oil is distilled from the dried leaves and has a powerful, fresh, spicy fragrance with a hint of camphor.
Therapeutic Effects Sage Oil:
- A tonic, particularly renowned for regulating menstruation,
- it can also help relieve arthritis, bacterial infections, throat infections and water retention.
Clary Sage Oil (Salvia Sclarea) is also used for its
- sedative and euphoric effects, and
- in treating insomnia,
- anxiety and depression, as well as menstrual and menopausal problems. It has a spicy fragrance, rather more floral then common sage.
Sage Oil - Uses:
- A sage bath helps muscular aches and
- the effects of prolonged stress or mental strain.
Cautionary note about Sage Oil and Clary Sage Oil:
In high dose, sage can over-stimulate and should be avoided by anyone who suffers from epilepsy. Both sage and clary sage should be avoided in early pregnancy.
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