Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae(unranked): Angiosperms(unranked): Eudicots (unranked): AsteridsOrder: Lamiales Family: LamiaceaeGenus: SalviaSpecies: S. sclarea Binomial name Salvia sclarea.
Clary sage is calming to the nervous system, particularly in cases of depression, stress, insomnia and deep seated tension. It furthermore is a good tonic for the womb and female functions in general, such as painful periods, scanty menstruation and relaxation during labor, thus encouraging a less painful birth.
During menopause, clary sage oil can help reduce hot flushes, night sweats, palpitations, irritability, as well as headaches and dizziness.
It is good for muscle pains, digestive disorders, kidney diseases and the cooling of inflammation of the skin.