Clary Sage Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Salvia Sclarea
  • Alternative Names: Clary
  • Botanical Family: Lamiaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Linalyl acetate
  • Other Main Constituents: Linalool
  • Distillation Method: Steam distillation
  • Plant Part: Flower

Aromatherapy for pain management in labour

Smith CA, Collins CT, Crowther CA Cochrane database of systematic reviews, 2011 ABSTRACT: Aromatherapy draws on the healing power of plants with the use of essential oils to enhance physical and mental wellbeing. The oils may be massaged into the skin, in a bath or inhaled using a steam infusion or burner. The pain of labour can be intense,… Read more »

Linalool and beta-pinene exert their antidepressant-like activity through the monoaminergic pathway

Guzmán-Gutiérrez SL, Bonilla-Jaime H, Gómez-Cansino R, Reyes-Chilpa R. Life Sciences, 2015 ABSTRACT: AIMS: Linalool and β-pinene are two volatile monoterpenes that possess antidepressant-like activity. These are components of many aromatic plants used in folk medicine around the world to relieve anxiety and depression. In this contribution, we focused on examining the mechanism of action of… Read more »