Latin Name: Salvia sclarea
Plant Part: Flower/buds,sometimes leaves
Note/Element: Note:Top/ Middle. Element: Wood.
Functional Groups: Alcohol, Ester
Ayurvedic Dosha (Balances): Vata, Pita, Kapha
Scent: Hay-like, herbaceous,tea-like,bitter-sweet floral, musky
For Skin Type: Oily, Mature
Cautions: Not during pregnancy, not w/alcohol use. Avoid w/estrogen dependent conditions such as endometriosis, cysts, and cancers.
Physical Uses: Menstrual cramps, menopause, amenorrhea(an abnormal absence of menstruation), labor, indigestion, sore muscles, dandruff, digestion, lower blood pressure, headache relief
Mental/Emotional Uses: PMS, depression, stress, tension, postpartum depression, inspiration
Other Uses: Aphrodisiac, alcohol addiction
Blends Well With: Flowers, peel- Bay, bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, cedarwood, chamomile, coriander, cypress, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon balm, lime, mandarin, patchouli, petitgrain, pine, rose, sandalwood, tea tree
Possible Substitutions: Chamomile Roman
Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Foundation Level, 2001-2011.
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