Clary Sage (Salvia scalrea)
For hair: It is known to cleanse greasy hair as it helps control excessive oil secretions. It is very effective in treating dandruff, dry skin, dry hair. When used as a scalp massage, clary sage oil encourages hair growth, and minimizes hair loss. It can also coat the hair shaft, and improve shine. This is a beneficial oil to be added to your henna and herbal hair recipe.
Other uses: Clary Sage oil is viewed by aromatherapists as an antidepressant, antispasmodic, deodorant, emmenagogue, hypotensive, nervine, sedative, tonic and uterine. It is well known for providing a euphoric action, for balancing uterine issues and there is also some documentation of its effectiveness in helping to relax the spasms of asthma. This oil promotes the regeneration of skin cells, helping to ward off wrinkles and keep skin looking healthy and youthful. It also improves acne and seborrhea.
This oil is NOT to be used during pregnancy. This is a pure essential oil and should be diluted when used, and not used directly on the skin. Dilute with your favorite base oil (such as a hair oil, coconut oil, jojoba oil, castor oil, etc.).