Common Name: Clary Sage Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Salvia sclarea
Native to southern Europe, clary sage essential oil comes from the Lamiaceae family and has a fresh sweet herbaceous, wine-like aroma with floral notes. Clary sage oil has been cultivated for centuries. Once, extensively cultivated in France, now Russia is the main supplier. The oil is steam-distilled for its medicinal and cosmetic qualities, and the best clary sage oil is obtained from the green parts of the plants, especially the flowering tops. The oil boasts the rare ability to soothe the stressed nerves and emotions brought on by the hormonal cycle. It’s for this reason that it has earned the name "woman's oil."
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Clary sage essential oil dates to the Middle Ages, when it was frequently used to clear the eyes, soothe skin and cure menstrual ailments. The name of clary sage comes from the Latin word clarus, which means to clear. It became ‘clary’ meaning ‘clear eye’, because clary sage was once so valued for the treatment of tired and strained eyes, or on those suffering from blurred vision. Clary sage’s medicinal properties were well-known to the Romans, who then introduced the herb to Britain.
The Greeks also valued sage, and it was praised it for its effectiveness in treating liver diseases. The Ancient Greeks also found it help loss of memory, and even…
Part B1: Characteristics of the wine country/ -area
Tuscany alongside Piemont and Venice is one of the three Italian luxurious wine regions in the entire “Il Calcio”(Italy) and one of the most legendary in the entire world.
Figure 1: Vineyards and geographical wine areas in Tuscany region.
Giving the fact that Italy is about 1000 km long from North to South , it`s not easy to describe the condition of the soil. Alps and Apennines cut the country into geographical segments. Tuscan area…
White wines are wines with pale yellow color, yellow gold or yellow green which are produced from white or black grapes without skin. White wines existed 2500 years ago. There are several types of white wine. Learn more information about different types of white wine categorized according to taste. Discover about the different flavors and regions where white wines are common in the catalog below.
• Light and Zesty
These wines are lightly bodied with a fresh clean taste.
• Cortese (a.k.a Gavi) –…
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Chile with its freshest seafood and the signature wine of Aconcagua Valley. The perfect hot weather and breezy air are known to create the best liquor drink that this South American country could offer.
According to Daily Mail, the town of Zapallar’s landscape is lined with lush green vines planted in perfectly dried and cracked soil which studded with rocks. The scattered grass growing between the rows seemed strategically placed to look like a bed of straw.…
You should be happy that this is the time, when buying of grape vines, is no more a hassling task to perform. You can easily purchase them from any of the reliable nurseries. Here you need to keep one thing in your mind and that is, only shopping grape vines has become easier. You are in need of doing detailed research on the quality, variety, type and kind of vine before actually purchasing it. The reason why you need to think over these factors is that vines are available in numerous types and…
Cabernet Sauvignon is a black colored grape from Bordeaux in France. Bordeaux is an incredible wine region with diverse sets of grapes. People from Spain call this sensation a Burdeos Tintos, which is very interesting. The grapes come in clusters, the black grapes produced are tiny and round, the leaves are dark to light green with lobes and the shoot tips are colored red. Today, the wine is favored in many countries all over the world and some distinguish it by Vitis vinifera. Cabernet…
We have several people in this class that are gentlemen and gentlewomen farmers.
I helped my mother and dad who loved to garden as a youngster.
To say that I loved to working in the garden as a youngster would classify as a whooper of a lie.
So I don’t claim any great knowledge as a gardener.
But even a novice gardener like me, is aware of what Jesus was telling us when He discussed pruning a vine.
I remember suckering plants with mom and dad.
(Ask those present why they would remove stems and…
My wife Gloria and I met a gentleman in a church Sunday school class about six months ago. One day in conversation I share with him about my small-scale health food business and how I was looking to expand it. Ironically, his family company produces a specific Muscadine grape with high antioxidant and he was looking to promote this product, the grapes themselves and the various products that were developed using the seeds. This was a great opportunity for both of us and he agreed to send a…
Topical hemostatic agents are now frequently used in surgical and trauma sites. Ankaferd blood stopper (ABS) is a hemostatic agent composed of plant extracts, specifically Urtica dioca (0.06 mg/ml),Vitis vinifera (0.08 mg/ml), Glycyrrhiza glabra (0.07 mg/ml), Alpinia vinifera officinarum (0.07 mg/ml) and Thymus vulgaris (0.05 mg/ml). Each of these constituents has some effect on the endothelium, blood cells, angiogenesis, cellular proliferations, vascular dynamics, and cell mediators .…
shows the frequency of A. labruscus on the samples from different vineyards of Rio Grande do Sul and the range of contamination. Serra Gaúcha has a distinct climatic condition for vineyards, with an annual average temperature of 17ºC, rainfall of 1700 mm and relative humidity of 76%. While most of the world’s vineyards grow the European cultivars (V. vinifera) which produces fine wine, in Brazil due to the high humidity conditions, this species was affected by fungal disease and did not adapt to…