Aromatherapy for Natural Birth & Menopause Support


( Salvia sclarea )

by KG Stiles, LMT, RBT, CBP, NCTMB, Certified Aromatherapist


An especially inviting, softly floral and sweet oil! Clary Sage can have a deeply soothing effect on nervous tension in both men and women.

Well known for having a natural affinity with the female reproductive organs Clary Sage is strongly Yang and thus helpful for balancing excessive Yin states.

Clary Sage is known to be especially helpful for relieving premenstrual tension in women.

It has a balancing effect on hormones!

Clary Sage has a reputation for easing painful contractions during labor and birth.

Traditionally Clary Sage has been added to Geranium essential to help regulate and relieve female complaints associated with hormonal imbalance, such as irregular menses, menopausal symptoms, headache, nausea, and depression.

Stimulates lucid dreaming and clear insight through your intuition!

A stimulating, regenerative and revitalizing oil excellent for treating nervousness, weakness, fear and depression.

Promotes long lasting tranquility, warmth and aliveness.

Clary Sage nourishes your soul, dispels negative thoughts and emotions and helps you get through challenging and difficult circumstances.

Excellent in a sensual massage blend!

Clary Sage promotes healthy circulation and is helpful in balancing circulatory conditions like high blood pressure and varicose veins.

For some people Clary Sage has an especially hypnotic effect on the mind and emotions producing very tranquil and peaceful states.

Clary Sage is especially helpful for relieving stressful or tense physical and emotional states.

Use in a hot compress to relieve menstrual and intestinal cramps, as well as stomach, liver and gall bladder conditions.

May be useful for relieving migraine headache.

According to Ayurvedic Medicine, an ancient system of healing practiced in India, sweet aromas, such as Clary Sage, are used to regulate and pacify both Vata and Pitta imbalances. Symptoms of Vata imbalance are premenstrual syndrome, insomnia, nervousness and anxiety or worry. Symptoms of Pitta imbalance include feelings of frustration and anger, tendency to emotional upset and over reaction, high blood pressure and an inability to relax and go with the flow.

BLEND WITH: Geranium, Petitgrain, Lavender, Cypress, Atlas and Himalayan Cedarwood, Chamomile, Frankincense, Sandalwood, Coriander, Fennel and Vetiver.

CAUTION: As Clary Sage can make some people feel exceedingly woozy and faint please avoid using it with alcohol, or when driving or needing to focus. Because of its hormonal effects avoid Clary Sage during pregnancy, or when nursing unless under the direct supervision of a qualified professional aromatherapist. Due to its estrogen-like effect it may cause complications with conditions sensitive to estrogen.