clary sage

January 1, 2018

Clary Sage: Give Thanks Meditation

Give thanks, as it key to truly being happy in life. According to the Oxford Dictionary, the definition of GRATEFUL is: feeling or showing an appreciation of kindness.  Synonyms include being thankful and appreciative [1].  This is Merriam-Webster’s definition: being appreciative of comfort supplied or discomfort alleviated [2]. The holiday […]
April 4, 2018
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Esters Found in Essential Oils

The Amazing Esters Found in Essential Oils By Kathy Sadoswski MS, LMT, RYT This article originally appeared in the NAHA Journal (Winter, 2017) and  it is republished here according to the NAHA Writer Guidelines 2017-2018 statement. Esters are oxygenated compounds that occurs during the “esterification process” when an acid combines […]
April 8, 2018
female health

Female Health

A variety of herbs have been shown to help with female health issues such as menstrual pains, menopause, and more. Recipes to Help with Female Health Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description […]
April 20, 2018

Linalyl Acetate

Linalyl acetate is an ester found in bergamot, clary sage, lavender, and petitgrain. Esters are formed from the combination of acids and alcohols. Links to Plants Containing Linalyl acetate Research The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview […]
April 24, 2018

Sclareol

Sclareol is a diterpene alcohol found in clary sage. Diterpenes are not commonly found in essential oils, with a high molecular weight that is hard to steam distill. Links to Plants Containing Sclareol   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, […]
May 7, 2018

Sleepy Time Bath Recipe

Essential oils that help calm the body are included in this relaxing Sleepy Time Bath Recipe.  Coupled with pink Himalayan sea salt, coconut oil, and liquid soap, this blend also cleanses and moisturizes the skin. Sleepy Time Bath Recipe Ingredients 2 cups of Himalayan sea salt 1/2 cup liquid soap, […]
May 7, 2018

Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea) Research

Latin Name: Salvia sclarea Family Name: Lamiaceae Clary sage essential oil is used as a calming aroma, and it also has antimicrobial properties.  It has been used to help with menstrual cycle issues, and the whole leaf has mucilaginous properties. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of […]
June 27, 2018

Clary Sage

July 23, 2018

Using Essential Oils to Balance the 7 Chakras

Plants vibrate waves of Mother Earth’s energy that can help to balance our 7 chakras.  Just as our 7 chakras each have their own designated color and sound, so to can the aroma of a plant and its essential oil be assigned a chakra or set of chakras.  Thus, the […]