Clary Sage-- (Salvia sclaria) Â has antidepressant qualities and calms nervous and stress related complaints. Clary can be used to reduce migraines, headaches, whooping cough, labor pains, PMS and painful menses, boils, inflamed or oily skin, high blood pressure, aches, pain and irritable bowel symptoms. Clary restores balance in the female cycles in life, allowing women to fully embrace theimselves. Avoid during pregnancy and when drinking alcohol. Â Clary yields its essential oil from from flowers, flowering Â stalks and leaves Â The odor is very unique and musky.It blends best with lavender absolute, lavender and lavender concrete. It Â also Â blends well with citrus, geranium, cardamom and sandalwood. Â Dilute 1 drop in 2/3 cup of water or 2 tablespoons of carrier oil.
Galbanum (ferula gumbosa) Â has a powerful, purifying earthy oil that Â heals abscesses (Boils), productive coughs, flatulence, scar tissue and acne. Galbanum has restorative properties, enhancing the lungs, increasing energy and softening the skin. It preserves the skin and reduces wrinkles. The frequency and effectiveness of the oil is greatly accentuated when combined with frankincense and/or sandalwood. The odor is very strong and high intensity of green and woody scents. The essential oil is steam distilled from a milky resin. Use sparingly. Dilute 1 drop in 1 cup of water or 3 tablespoons of carrier oil. Galbanum also combines well with Patchouli, Cabreuva, Cedarwood , Oakmoss, Bergamot. and Oriental blends. The aroma overpowers florals and light scents.