About: Salvia sclarea is a perennial herb that grows to about 3 feet in height. The oil is sweetly floral while maintaining herbaceous tones.
- Latin Binomial; Salvia sclarea
- Country of Origin; China
- Traditional Uses; Acne, boils, dandruff, hair loss, inflamed conditions, oily skin and hair, ulcers, wrinkles, high blood pressure, muscular aches and pains, asthma, throat infections, whooping cough, colic, stomach cramps, dyspepsia, flatulence, amenorrhoea, labour pains, dysmenorrhoea, leucorrhoea, depression, frigidity, impotence, migraine, nervous tension, stress related disorders
- Method of Production; steam distillation of the leaves and flowers
- Perfume Note; middle
- Safety; avoid during pregnancy and while using drugs and alcohol; moderate need for dilution before application topically, may cause irritation
How to Use:
Diffusing: Add 5-10 drops to your diffuser.
Topical Use, Bathing & Massage: Add 2-5 drops to 10ml of carrier oil and place in warm bath water or massage into skin.
Facial Steam: Add 2-5 drops to a bowl of steaming water and inhale deeply for 5-10 minutes. For best results, cover your head and the bowl with a towel to trap steam.