Botanical Name: Salvia sclarea
Components: Clary Sage is a biennial or short-lived herbaceous perennial in the genus Salvia. It is native to the northern Mediterranean Basin, along with some areas in north Africa and Central Asia. The plant has a lengthy history as a medicinal herb, and is currently grown for its essential oil.
Overview: Clary sage is used for upset stomach and other digestive disorders, as well as kidney diseases.
Uses: Some people use clary sage mucilage, an oily substance secreted by the plant, to remove foreign objects from the eye, to remove thorns and splinters from the skin, and for treating tumors.
Origin: North Africa and Central Asia