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Not your garden variety sage, but closely related, Clary Sage is a biennial herb that blooms from June to July producing flowers that range in color from white to pink and pale blue to lilac and offer a delightfully pleasant floral or herby scent.  For thousands of years, Clary Sage Oil has been used for medicinal purposes especially for cleansing purposes. The term “clary” actually is derived from the Latin word “clarus,” means cleansing or clarifying.  The Romans used it as eyewash. Because of its pleasant aroma and antiseptic properties, Clary Sage Oil is commonly used in many personal care products, such as soaps, shampoos, face wash and more,

 

However, the essential oil is even more popular for its calming, anti-stress and rejuvenating effects. When used in aromatherapy, Clary Sage oil helps to alleviate stress by inducing a sense of well-being. One study conducted on women indicated that Clary Sage Oil when inhaled helped to lower stress and induce relaxation. Doctors Health Press points to another study in the Journal of Phytopherapy Research in 2010 that suggests thatclary sage oil could be developed as a therapeutic agent for depression patients. The health news and advice site also reports that “The sedative effect of clary sage oil also promotes sleep and helps treat insomnia without the use of drugs.”

 

Regarding skin health, Organic Facts in “18 Amazing Benefits of Clary Sage Essential Oil,” explains that linalyl acetate, an ester, found in Clary Sage Oil the reduces skin inflammation and heals rashes. It also balances and regulates the production of natural oils in the skin to reduce oil and dryness.

 

Clary Sage Oil aids massage treatment

 

You can find Clary Sage Oil in BIOTONE Herbal Select Body Therapy Massage Oil. The lubricant, helps to stimulate circulation, relieve soreness and soothe and calm. It provides a remarkably satiny glide that doesn't leave any unpleasant oily residue with this blend of specially selected vegetable oils. It’s finely textured so that it envelopes the skin in a veil of velvety smooth, silky-light moisture. Active botanical extracts include Arnica to stimulate circulation, Hawaiian White Ginger to relieve soreness, Bayberry to tone and cleanse, and Violet and Clary Sage to calm. It’s paraben free.

 

This month and next, Herbal Select Body Massage Oil is on sale. Find out more about how it can help your clients with a soothing and calming massage therapy treatment.