Clary Sage

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Clary Sage is often a favorite essential oil for women. Not only does it have a history of being effective at overcoming or helping to relieve problems inherent to women… (PMS, menstrual cramps, and menopause) but many have found it very effective as a antidepressant, mood balancer, stimulant and aphrodisiac.

Properties

Antibacterial
Antidepressant
Antifungal
Anti-inflammatory
Antiseptic
Antispasmodic
Astringent
Hormone stimulant

Application

Clary Sage is often found effective when applied with massage. Use a carrier oils for lubrication and apply to the lower back, bottom of the feet or ankles for women’s issues, depression, and balancing. Use similar techniques for balancing teens or others going through puberty or a mental crisis. Apply morning and night up to three weeks to see obvious improvement. Also consider a tissue cup, inhaler, or cup and inhale to enjoy therapeutic benefits through Clary Sage aroma.

Research

An 8 year study looked at using essential oils during labor, to reduce stress levels, anxiety and pain. High levels of satisfaction among mothers and delivery team were reported for Clary Sage among other essential oils. Several ongoing studies are examining relief attributes of Clary Sage by women to soothe monthly discomfort associated with their menstrual cycles.