Clary Sage Essential Oil Uses, Benefits and Recipes Spotlight

Are you looking for some new and exciting ways to use clary sage oil? If so, you're in luck! In this post, we'll share some of our favorite clary sage essential oil recipes. These recipes are perfect for promoting wellness and vitality. So, what are you waiting for? Read on!
Clary Sage Essential Oil Uses, Benefits and Recipes Spotlight by Loving Essential Oils

Clary Sage essential oil is the go to oil for women's issues. It loves to support healthy menstrual function. Frequently used to calm PMS, ease menstrual cramps, and relieve hot flashes in menopause. Its calming properties and benefits to the skin make this oil a woman's best friend.

Clary Sage is related to sage, but has tall flowering stems with delicate pink flowers. Native to Southern Europe, it has been prized for its medicinal properties. It is also a popular ingredient in perfume.

Let this sweet but herbaceous oil uplift your emotions and bring on creative inspiration. It has a tonic effect on many body systems, including the digestive and respiratory systems.

Clary Sage Essential Oil Facts

Clary sage is a popular essential oil that has many benefits for wellness. It is known for its ability to help regulate hormones and ease menstrual cramps. Clary sage is also helpful in reducing stress and anxiety. If you are looking for an essential oil that can provide relief from a variety of issues, clary sage may be the right choice for you.

Botanical Name Salvia sclarea
Botanical Family Lamiaceae
Note Middle
Aroma Sweet, herbaceous, clean
Extraction Method Steam distilled
Plant Part Used Leaves/Flowers
Shelf Life 3-5 years
Kid Safe? Yes, max dilution 1%
Safety Concerns Potential skin irritant

Clary Sage Essential Oil Blends Well With

Clary sage oil is a versatile essential oil that can be blended with other oils to create a variety of different scents. Whether you're looking for an uplifting scent or something more relaxing, clary sage oil has you covered! Here is what clary sage blends well with:

  • Rose
  • Bergamot
  • Cedarwood
  • Chamomile (German & Roman)
  • Geranium
  • Jasmine
  • Lavender
  • Neroli
  • Orange Sweet
  • Sandalwood
  • Ylang Ylang

Therapeutic Uses:

Menstrual problems, menstrual cramp, endometriosis, premenstrual syndrome, menopausal problems, hot flashes, muscular aches and pains, muscular fatigue, muscular spasm, excessive perspiration, headaches, loss  of concentration, memory, insomnia, nervousness, depression, anxiety stress, psychological stress (from The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy by Valerie Ann Wormwood, page 581).

Clary Sage Essential Oil Benefits

Clary sage oil is known for its balancing effects, so it can be especially helpful for those who struggle with mood swings or hormonal problems. Additionally, clary sage oil has a pleasant, floral aroma that can help to improve your mood and create a sense of calmness. If you are looking for an all-natural way to improve your overall wellness, then consider using clary sage essential oil blends.

Here are 10 reasons that I love to have Clary Sage oil as part of my oil arsenal:

  1. Considered an aphrodisiac, helps restore libido
  2. Relieves menstrual cramps and labor pains
  3. Revives tired muscles
  4. Creates a sense of peace
  5. Allows creative inspiration to flow
  6. Supports women’s health
  7. Returns vitality after an illness
  8. Aids in digestion
  9. Relieves gas and stomach upset
  10. Uplifts the mind and emotions

Clary Sage Essential Oil Uses

Use in a massage oil by adding 1 drop of clary sage and 2 drops of lavender to 1 tablespoon of trauma oil to boost circulation and relieve aches and pains.

Use in a diffuser for a peaceful aroma, great choice for evenings or when looking to relax.

Add to carrier oil of choice and use as a massage oil to support vitality.

Place 6-8 drops of clary sage on the scent pads for your Essential Oil Car Diffuser and diffuse to uplift emotions.

Add one drop of clary sage on your essential oil diffuser necklace for positive support with PMS or menopause.

Rub one drop of clary sage diluted with 1 teaspoon of jojoba carrier oil on your lower belly to relieve menstrual cramps.

Clary Sage Essential Oil Recipes

Clary sage essential oil is a versatile oil that can be used in many different ways. Find out some of the best clary sage essential oil blends, and how to use them.

 Wind Down Roll On

  • 4 drops Tangerine
  • 3 drops Clary Sage
  • 3 drops Lavender
  • Jojoba Oil
  • 10 ml Roller bottle

Directions: Add essential oils to roller bottle, fill rest of bottle with jojoba oil. To use, roll onto arms, upper chest, shoulders, and/or neck. 5% dilution.


 Woodsy Calm Diffuser Blend

  • 3 drops Clary Sage
  • 3 drops Cypress
  • 3 drops Juniper Berry

Directions: Add essential oils to diffuser with recommended water. Read more about diffusing essential oils.


Clary Sage Diffuser Recipe by Loving Essential Oils

 Hot Flash Bath Blend

Directions: Blend together, add to bath after filled and swirl with hand to mix. Soak for 15 minutes.

Read More > Aromatherapy Baths


 Fresh Start Diffuser Blend

  • 2 drops Lavender
  • 2 drops Clary Sage
  • 2 drops Sandalwood
  • 2 drops Ylang Ylang

Directions: Add essential oils to diffuser with recommended water.


Clary Sage Essential Oil Spotlight with Blend Recipes by Loving Essential Oils

 Menstrual Cycle Support Blend

Great for bloating, cramps, and discomfort

  • 4 drops Grapefruit
  • 4 drops Clary Sage
  • 2 drops Sweet Marjoram
  • 2 drops Lavender
  • Jojoba Oil
  • 1 oz Lotion Pump Bottle

Add essential oils to bottle, fill rest of bottle with jojoba oil (or carrier oil of choice). To use, rub onto lower belly/pelvic area. Grapefruit is phototoxic oil but safe at this dilution. 2% dilution.

Read More: Jojoba Carrier Oil


 Revive Diffuser Blend

  • 3 drops Clary Sage
  • 3 drops Tangerine
  • 2 drops Basil

Directions: Add essential oils to diffuser with recommended water.


Clary Sage Essential Oil Benefits & DIY Recipes by Loving Essential Oils - Revive Diffuser Blend by Loving Essential Oils

 Belly Discomfort Blend

Cramps, spasms, gas, etc.

  • 8 drops Clary Sage
  • 8 drops Roman Chamomile
  • 8 drops Yarrow
  • 1/4 cup Virgin Coconut Oil
  • 2 oz Glass Jar

Directions: Melt coconut oil in a warm water bath. Add essential oil drops to empty glass jar. Pour melted coconut oil into glass jar and blend oils together. Place lid on and allow to solidify. To use, apply to belly and lower back. 2% dilution.


 Woman Power Diffuser Blend

  • 3 drops Lavender
  • 3 drops Clary Sage
  • 2 drops Geranium

Add essential oils to diffuser with recommended water.


Clary Sage Essential Oil Blends by Loving Essential Oils

Where to Buy Essential Oils?

Essential oils are great because not only do they make you feel good physically but mentally as well. I love having them around since they have so many benefits like clearing the air of bad odors and improving moods by releasing calming scents in your home or office!

We are frequently asked what essential oil brand we like, here are some of our favorites:

General Essential Oil Precautions

Never use essential oils undiluted, in eyes or mucous membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified practitioner. Keep out of reach from children.

Use essential oils with extreme caution on children, be sure you have researched the oil and that it is safe for use on kids. Plant Therapy clearly labels their oils "KidSafe" on the bottle if the oil can be used for children ages 2–10).

If applying an essential oil topically (on your skin), it is best practice to always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body, use 1-2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil like jojoba oil.

Clary Sage Essential Oil Safety Precautions - How to do an Essential Oil Skin Test by Loving Essential Oils

If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, epileptic, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. For more information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young.

Free "Ultimate" List of Essential Oils PDF

Download our printable essential oil list full of useful information and checkboxes to help you organize your inventory!

Share On Pinterest

Clary Sage Essential Oil Recipes Spotlight by Loving Essential Oils | 10 Reasons to LOVE Clary Sage Oil

Read More EO Spotlights

Clary Sage Essential Oil Blends Well With by Loving Essential Oils
Get answers on top essential oil questions for beginners to seasoned pros.

Frequently Asked Questions on Essential Oils

Essential oils are popular as all-natural, homeopathic remedies for everyday health issues. From headache pain to sleep issues, many people have reported positive results from essential oils. Yet despite their growing popularity, there is still much confusion and many misunderstandings about what they are and how they can be used safely and effectively. We've compiled our top frequently asked questions (FAQs) in therapeutic essential oil use.

Follow Us: