Botanical name: Salvia sclarea Country of origin: France Extraction parts: Steam distillation Part of the plant: Leaves, Flowers/Bud Aroma ? Earthy, herbaceous, floral and slightly fruity, middle note Chemical constituents: linalyl acetate, linalool, sclareol Uses ? It promotes menstruation and regulate irregular cycles. Those who suffer from infertility due to these issues have found Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea) to be regulating, therefore making it easier to become pregnant. Helps with menstrual cramping- due to the high percentage of linalyl acetate and its analgesic, anti-spasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties, this makes perfect sense. It has aphrodisiac effect ? combine Clary Sage(Salvia sclarea) with Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata) to promote feelings of passion. Hormone regulating- the fact that Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea) is full of esters might attribute to this effect. Esters have a regulating effect on the pituitary gland, which is the master of the endocrine system. Helpful with menopause and its side effects- Hot flashes, anxiety, and harmonizing the hormones. Organic Certificate ? This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Association?s standards exceed the UK government?s minimum requirements for organic products in many areas but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues. How To Use: 12 Uses of Organic Clary Sage Essential Oil 1. Reduces menopause syndrome Add 4 drops clary sage, 3 drops lavender and 2 drops geranium into 1 teaspoon sesame oil. Apply on womb, ovaries, behind your neck or at the bottom of your feet. 2. Relieves cramps and pain Dilute 5 drops of clary sage essential Oil with 5 drops of jojoba Oil and massage it into the affected area. 3. Healing of wounds and soothes aching joints Dilute 6 drops of clary sage oil in 30 ml of coconut oil, and rub the blend into the affected area or apply it to a larger area of skin for aromatherapy massage. 4. Reduces hot flashes Mix 20 drops of clary sage, 10 drops of peppermint, and 20 drops of geranium oil with 30 ml witchhazel. Shake and apply the spray to your face and body to help reduce the intensity of a hot flash. 5. Relieves insomnia Diffuse few drops a mixture clary sage oil, sweet orange and lavender to ease stress. 6. Increases awareness 6 drops of clary sage essential oil can be blended with 2 drops frankincense before being added to a diffuser. 7. Improves skin redness and inflammation Add 1-3 drops of clary sage oil to a regular face cream or body lotion before massaging it on your face. 8. Acne-prone or congested skin Combine 20 drops of clary sage essential oil, 1 tsp. coconut oil, 3 tbsp. raw honey, 2 capsules of live probiotics, and 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar in a bowl. Using a hand blender, thoroughly mix together all the ingredients, then pour the blend into a bottle and store it in a cool place when not in use. Regular use of this astringent, anti-bacterial face wash help to reduce and prevent acne breakouts. 9. Stimulates the growth of healthier, stronger hair. Dilute 5-6 drops of clary sage essential oil in 1 tbsp. of coconut oil. Before showering, massage this blend into the scalp and leave it for 30 minutes before washing it out with a regular shampoo. 10.Relieves menstrual discomfort Blend 15 drops of clary sage with a teaspoon carrier oil and massage your abdomen, apply on feet and pulse points. 11.Controls heavy menstruation Use the half and half EO/carrier oil combination and rub it into your lower back and abdomen at night just before you go to bed. 12.Improves digestion Put 3 to 5 drops of the EO into a large bowl of hot water, submerge a hand towel in the bowl until it is soaked, wring it out and place it on your abdomen. The combination of warmth and clary sage essential oil will calm and soothe a sore or crampy tummy. 13.Awakens libido Use clary sage EO to give your low libido a jump start because it balances hormones and provides relaxation. Put 2 to 3 drops of oil in your diffuser and run it late in the evening or while enjoying a romantic evening with your special one.