Clary sage gets its name from the Latin word “clarus,” which means “clear.” It’s a perennial herb that grows from May to September It has thick square stems that are covered in hairs & colorful flowers bloom in bunches and reaches 4–5 feet in height. Clary Sage oil is extracted by steam distillation and has been praised as a medicinal plant throughout history. It is widely used in perfumery and aromatherapy. Clary sage is considered to be one of the top essential oils for hormones.
Why we love it in fragrance
Clary Sage offers a sweet and fresh scent with warm undertones of nuts and balsam and the stimulating and inspiring actions of the herb can result in a feeling of happiness or well-being.
Relieving anxiety & fear, menstrual-related problems, insomnia, antidepressant, anticonvulsive, antispasmodic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, bactericidal
Ruth Mastenbroek: Oxford
Jean Charles Brosseau: Fruit de Bois