Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Clary Sage



Salvia sclerea-distilled from the flowering tops and leaves.  Sweet, nutty herbaceous scent.  Blends well with JUNIPER, CARDAMON, GERANIUM, CORIANDER, LAVENDER, SANDALWOOD, CEDAR, PINE, JASMINE, FRANKINCENSE, CYPRESS, BERGAMOT, THE CHAMOMILES, JASMINE, NEROLI, ROSEWOOD, YLANG-YLANG and other citrus oils.  Used in soaps, detergents and perfumes. I use just a very small amount in many of my blends. Closely related to garden SAGE, but does not contain any toxic compounds.


CAUTIONS: Generally considered non-toxic, possibly mildly irritating, non-sensitizing,  Dilute well for topical use. DO NOT USE DURING PREGNANCY.

CHARACTER: "Colorful Wisdom"  Euphoric, Restoring, Harmonizing, Warming, Protecting, Soothing, Calming.  Full of paradoxes.    
 ETHERIC COLORS: Deep Blue, Gold, Yellow, Magenta
PERFUME NOTE:  Middle
NUMBER:   7
CRYSTAL/GEM:  Malachite, Opal, Indicolite, Golden Prehnite
CHAKRA:  2,6
ELEMENT:  Water, Ether, Earth,  Metal 
ASTRO:  Mercury, Saturn
ENERGY TYPE: 2, 1

USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES:   Confidence, Grounded, Regeneration, Inspiration, Tranquil, Revitalized, Uplifted, Balanced, Strength, Relaxed,  Creativity, Lucid Dreams

USED FOR THESE NEGATIVE ATTRIBUTES: Nervous, Stress, Tension, Worried, claustrophobic, Compulsive, Depression, Nightmares, Hyperactive, Lethargy, Obsession, Panic, Fear, Paranoia, Melancholy, Burnout, Guilt, Negative thoughts

USED FOR HEALING THESE PHYSICAL STATES: Acne, dandruff, hair loss, boils, oily skin, ulcers, hypertension, muscle aches/pains, asthma, throat infections, cramps,  PMS

PROPERTIES:    antiseptic, astringent, deodorant, digestive,  expectorant   


PERSONALITY:
+Gentle, melancholy, thoughtful.  Will think carefully before they speak, measuring their effect on others. Warm, friendly, enjoy people. Intelligent, confident, and assured.
+Ability to probe deeply into the psyche of others.  Aware of their effect on others.
+Sensitive, spiritual, but sometimes impetuous nature.
+Playful, and doesn’t dwell on things too long.
+Ability to stir up long forgotten feelings in people, good or bad.
+Never judgmental.  Comforting in times of need. Manage life’s pressures well.
+Intriguing, fascinating nature.  People are drawn to them.  Creative & contradictory.
+Will not rest until they’ve made sure the job is done correctly.
+Can tackle almost any job, but shine in creative occupations.
+Enjoy sensuality and fall in love completely, mind, body, and spirit. Deeply romantic.
+Sometimes drawn to unconventional relationship, or have a secret life.
-Can become hypersensitive and hesitant, if negative.
-May choose wrong friends or lovers.  Might suffer emotional burnout.
-Paranoia, obsessiveness, perhaps become compulsive and lethargic.


 ARCHETYPES:  COMMUNICATOR, COUNSELOR, LOVER, ACTOR, CHILD WOUNDED, WISE WOMAN, Colorfully costumed clown, OWL OF WISDOM, 

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