Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Clary Sage

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Salvia sclarea flowers
Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea)

Clary Sage comes from the flowers of Salvia sclarea plants. It has a sweet scent. It has both a relaxing and an invigorating effect.



May reduce hypertension (high blood pressure).


Relieves stress, anxiety and depression. Uplifts the mind and alleviates fatigue.


  • Don't use clary sage oil during the first five months of pregnancy.
  • Clary sage oil can cause drowsiness so don't use with alcohol.