Clary Sage Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Salvia sclarea
Steam distilled leaves and flowers
Linalool: 22.43% - the important terp level ;)
Scent: earthy, fruity and floral
Blends well with: bergaptene-free bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, geranium, jasmine, lavender, rosewood, sandalwood and ylang-ylang.
Properties: antidepressant, antispasmodic, deodorant, sedative
Use: Added to henna paste to break down the henna plant cellulose, which gives you a better lawsone dye release. Please don't add more than 15ml essential oil per 100g of henna powder. Without a proper carrier oil, essential oils should be limited.
Can also be used for aromatherapy.
Do *NOT* diffuse essential oils if you own a bird! The molecules are too small & can coat the alveoli of the lungs, causing pneumonia.