Once the age of 40 reaches every woman the body experiences changes which can be emotional, physical, and psychological. When the aging process takes pace it is being manifested by hot flashes, lower memory, and increased level of stress.
This is a normal process which women in the past relieved it by using clary sage essential oil and efficiently soothed the unpleasant menopause symptoms.
This oil offers plenty of benefits like the following ones:
Relieves Menstrual Pain
Clary sage can successfully relieve the PMS symptoms, reduce the bloating and cramps, lower food cravings, and prevent mood swings.
This herb displays an antispasmodic property and thus lowers the frequency of spasms and contractions in the uterus. Plus, it can soothe the headaches and stomach pain and calms the nerve impulses.
In order to relieve the menstrual pain, you should combine 4 drops of clary sage with either coconut or jojoba oil and then use it on the affected area.
As per a conducted study at the Oxford Brooks University, clary sage essential oil used in aromatherapy can treat the anxiety and fear while baby delivery and as well as alleviate the physical pain.
Clary sage oil optimizes the estrogen levels as it contains dietary estrogens, which are natural phytoestrogens that regulate the estrogen levels and promote the health of the uterus. As years go by the health of the uterus should be maintained at highest levels in order to lower the risk of uterine and ovarian cancer.
If the body is with high estrogen levels, then these levels can lead to numerous health issues such as estrogen-based cancers, polycystic ovaries, and infertility.
According to a performed study in 2004 clary sage oil is also a powerful natural remedy for depression because it decreases the cortisol levels by 36%. Boost the mood and balance the hormones by inhaling the clary sage from the bottle.
The use of clary sage will accelerate the metabolism because it carries more oxygen to the muscles and body organs. Likewise, it will reduce the blood pressure and in that way relax the arteries and brain.
You can prepare a homemade clary sage mist by mixing12 drops of mandarin, 6 drops of clary sage, 6 drops of rose geranium, and 3 drops of cinnamon. In an empty spray bottle transfer the resulting mixture and then include water in it. Use this mixture to spray the body.
As per the results of a 2015 study, this essential oil can efficiently treat wounds and fight skin infections if applied topically thanks to its strong antiseptic and antimicrobial properties. In order to treat these issues apply only 5 drops of the oil. However, bear in mind the fact that it should not be used on open wounds.
Aids Digestion and Controls Cholesterol
It helps the digestion by supporting the secretion of gastric and bile juice, and in that way accelerating the metabolism and treating the bloating, cramps, abdominal discomfort and indigestion. All you need to do is to add 5 drops of the oil to a warm compress and then use it on the abdomen, while performing gentle massages.
Likewise, it promotes healthy bowel movements, very helpful in the absorption of minerals and vitamins, and plus it has the ability to treat constipation and ulcers.
On the other hand, the powerfulanti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties reduce cholesterol levels and support the health of the heart.
As we age the problems seem to multiply like job problems, family issues, and as well as the daily tasks which causes great nervousness and stress. But, this oil will help you to boost the mental fortitude and confidence thereby preventing anxiety and fear. Just mix 6 drops of clary sage oil with 2 drops of orange or frankincense oil, and use it daily.
Thanks to the powerful sedative, hormone-balancing and stress-lowering features clary sage can treat insomnia and better the sleep quality.
You can have your own homemade clary sage balm by mixing 10 drops of clary sage oil with half a cup of coconut oil, half a cup of olive oil, 10 drops of lavender oil, and half a cup of beeswax in a double boiler. Stir everything nicely and after 10 minutes, transfer the mixture into an appropriate container.
Betters Skin Health
This essential oil is rich in linalyl acetate, a natural phytochemical which relieves dry skin, rashes, inflammation, and regulates the production of oil in the skin. You can use this oil to nicely hydrate the skin and prevent the occurrence of wrinkles. It can get mixed with coconut or jojoba oil too. Combine both oils in equal amounts and then apply it on the skin.