Clary Sage Essential Oil

Clary Sage Essential Oil is one of many essential oils used in aromatherapy. Essential oils are generally used in very small quantities, e.g. measured as a small number of drops of the essential oil in a larger quantity of an appropriate carrier oil.

Properties*:
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation of the flowering tops & leaves of the clary sage plant
Main Constituents:
  • linalyl acetate
  • linalol
  • pinene
  • mycene
  • phellandrene
Source locations: Native to southern Europe (Mediterranean region). Now cultivated worldwide.
Non-Aromatherapy Uses:
  • Fragrance and fixatives for:
    • soaps
    • detergents
    • cosmetics
    • perfumes
  • Also used as a flavouring in food and beverages
Special Notes:
  • Avoid during pregnancy.
  • Do not use when drinking alcohol.

See also the general page about carrier oils for massage and bodywork therapies and information about massage and aromatherapy.

Essential Oils For Beginners: A proven Guide for Essential Oils and Aromatherapy for Weight Loss, Stress Relief and a better Life Encyclopedia of Essential Oils: The complete guide to the use of aromatic oils in aromatherapy, herbalism, health and well-being Easy Aromatherapy Recipes For Beginners: An everyday guide to using simple, organic and affordable essential oils at home

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For more information see also books about aromatherapy.

Note: There are many different essential oils used in aromatherapy treatments and for other applications, for example to make 'aromatherapy products' such as blended oils, lotions, candles and room or drawer fresheners. Although this section includes many popular essential oils, it is not a complete list.

The following books may also be of interest:

Essential Oils For Beginners: A proven Guide for Essential Oils and Aromatherapy for Weight Loss, Stress Relief and a better Life
Encyclopedia of Essential Oils: The complete guide to the use of aromatic oils in aromatherapy, herbalism, health and well-being
Essential Oils: 101 Miraculous Essential Oils Hacks, Cures, Benefits, And Remedies
Easy Aromatherapy Recipes For Beginners: An everyday guide to using simple, organic and affordable essential oils at home
1,001 Ways to Use Essential Oils - including 61 Essential Oils
Essential Oils For Beginners: Essential Oils For Beginners: How To Use The Essential Oils To Maximize Your Health

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