Clary Sage Oil (Salvia sclarea)
The sage genus belongs to the mint (Lamiaceae) family of plants. Native to southern Europe, clary sage now grows worldwide, especially in warmer temperate regions.
Clary sage is a biennial herb, which grows to a height of about two feet. Its flowers are lilac and cream colored, appearing in spring, and it has large, wrinkled leaves.
We use clary sage oil distilled in Russia. Its aroma is strong and heavy, smelling herbal and green.
Clary sage essential oil is warming and relaxing.
It is used in aromatherapy for calming the nerves, encouraging feelings of well-being and helping to see life in perspective.
We also use it for the reputedly strong aphrodisiac qualities. It is most potent in bath products.
Aromatherapists believe it is stimulating, sensuous and evocative. Clary sage is thought to be soothing, good for aiding fantasy, and helping to bring out deeper responses.
Clary sage is part of the fragrance of our highly successful and sensual Sex Bomb Bath Bomb.
We use clary sage oil in our American Cream hair conditioner to improve the scalp.
Joy of Jelly shower jelly contains clary sage oil for its warming, relaxing, toning and aphrodisiac effects.