Clary sage essential oil is steam distilled from the flowering tops and leaves of a three-foot tall perennial. The scent of this oil may help relieve depression and insomnia. Clary sage essential oil is sometimes used in deodorants for its ability to reduce perspiration and destroy odor-causing bacteria.
Clary Sage Oil Scent: Nutty, winelike, earthy, herbaceous.
Clary Sage Oil Uses: Muscle and nervous tension, pain, indigestion, PMS, menopausal hot flashes, depression, insomnia, inflamed skin.
Safety: May cause headaches. Large amounts may raise blood pressure.