15 Easy Clary Sage Essential Oil Recipes

Clary Sage is a kid-safe oil with a sweet herbaceous aroma that blends well with Bergamot, Cedarwood, Chamomile German, Chamomile Roman, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Neroli, Orange, Sandalwood, and Ylang-ylang.

Keep reading to discover the most common uses of Clary Sage and some easy DIY recipes and Clary Sage diffuser blends to use it in.

DIY Clary Sage Essential Oil Recipes

Clary Sage Is Commonly Used For:

  • Easing aches and pains
  • Calming anxiety
  • Uplifting your mood
  • Promoting circulation
  • Supporting menstruation 
  • Balancing hormones
  • Fighting Fungus

Learn More Details About Clary Sage 

Educating yourself on clary sage and various oils takes time and one of the best ways to do that is thru various books.

Below are 2 books I’ve found very helpful and are a good choice if you are just getting started with essential oils.

  • The Complete Aromatherapy & Essential Oils Handbook for Everyday Wellness (see it on Amazon)
  • The Healing Power of Essential Oils: Soothe Inflammation, Boost Mood, Prevent Autoimmunity, and Feel Great in Every Way (see it on Amazon)

Ways To Use Your Clary Sage Essential Oil

You can use your essential oils in many ways but the most common ways are to:

• Apply it with a roller bottle
• Inhale or Diffuse it
• Mix it together with a carrier oil as a massage blend

Diffuser Blend Recipes

When you figure out what essential oils you really enjoy you won’t need recipes but for now try a few of these and let me know which ones you like best.

Woodsy Calm Down Diffuser Blend 

  • 3 Drops Clary Sage
  • 3 Drops Juniper Berry
  • 3 Drops Cypress

by The Herbal Toad

Citrus Sage Diffuser Blend

  • 4 Drops Clary Sage
  • 3 Drops Lime
  • 2 Drops Grapefruit

Clary Sage Diffuser Recipes

Peaceful Sleep

  • 3 Drops Clary Sage
  • 2 Drops Lavender
  • 2 Drops Cedarwood

Clary Sage essential oil recipes for sleep

Good Vibes

  • 3 Drops Lavender
  • 2 Drops Clary Sage
  • 2 Drops Cypress

Good Vibes Essential Oil Diffuser Blend Using Clary Sage


  • 2 Drops Clary Sage
  • 3 Drops Lavender
  • 3 Drops Roman Chamomile

Clary Sage Essential Oil Recipes and Diffuser Blends

Circulation Body Butter Recipe

Improve and boost circulation with this DIY body butter plus ease the appearance and pain associated with varicose veins.

This rich moisturizing body butter can be used as your daily chemical-free moisturizer.

In a small sealable jar add and mix the following ingredients.

  • ½ cup Coconut Oil (solid)
  • ½ tsp Beeswax
  • 2 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • 25 Drops Clary Sage 
  • 50 Drops Ho Wood 
  • 30 Drops Lemon 

DIY Roller Blend Recipes

Adding your essential oils to a roller bottle with carrier oils is another common way to use oils especially for on-the-go.

I have more roller bottle blend recipes here and blends for car sickness here.

Happy Mama by Young Living

Bring on calmness and happy feelings with this uplifting roller blend!

Lavender, Clary Sage, and Ylang Ylang come together to create a peaceful, floral aroma that will be just what you need at any time of the day.

Add the following ingredients to a blank roller bottle.

  • 10 Drops Lavender
  • 10 Drops Clary Sage
  • 10 Drops Ylang Ylang
  • Fractionated Coconut Oil

Roll on your neck, wrists, or behind your ears.

Clary Sage Essential Oil Recipes

DIY Massage Oil Blends Recipes

Mixing essential oils into a carrier oil and massaging into your skin is fast and easy. Start with clary sage by itself and on the next use add another essential oil or try one of these recipes.

Harmonizing Massage Blend

This blend by Plant Therapy will help with women’s issues.


  • 2 ounces Fractionated Coconut Oil
  • 18 Drops Clary Sage
  • 12 Drops Marjoram Sweet
  • 6 Drops Geranium Bourbon or Egyptian
  • 6 Drops Carrot Seed


  1. Add the following ingredients to a 2-ounce bottle then shake to combine all the ingredients.
  2. Apply to your lower abdomen and massage gently.

Tummy Massage

by Edens Garden

To ease stomach discomfort add the following to a 2-ounce squeeze bottle and massage a teaspoon on the stomach.

  • 4 Drops Clary Sage
  • 3 Drops Ginger
  • 4 Drops Peppermint
  • 9 Drops Sweet Orange
  • Sweet Almond Oil 

Clary Sage Essential Oil Bath Recipe

DIY Bath Recipes

Nothing is more relaxing than a hot bath. Epsom salt helps detox your body while easing stress and aches.

Epsom Salt Bath

Combine the following ingredients together in a bowl. Add this combo to a warm bath and soak.

  • 1 tablespoon of Jojoba oil
  • 1/2 cup of Epsom salts
  • 2 Drops Clary Sage
  • 2 Drops Lavender
  • 3 Drop Frankincense 

Clary Sage Essential Oil Body Butter Recipes

DIY Cuticle Balm

This recipe using Clary Sage is great for nourishing your cuticles.


  • 1 Tbsp Beeswax Pearls
  • 2 Tbsp Jojoba Carrier Oil
  • 6 Drops Clary Sage
  • 5 Drops Lavender
  • 4 Drops Palmarosa
  • Empty lip balm tubes


  1. Melt beeswax in a glass bowl over simmering water.
  2. Add Jojoba and stir.
  3. Add essential oils and stir to combine.
  4. Pour into lip balm tubes and apply on cuticles as needed to help relieve dry skin.

For more DIY cuticle serum recipes go here

Premade Blends With Clary Sage

If you don’t have Clary Sage but you want to use it for certain health issues you could try buying it in a premade blend.

These are some blends I’ve used.

Good Vibes From Simply Earth

This blend contains clary sage, geranium, lavender, lemon, and Ho Wood. Get It Here

Ladies Choice From Simply Earth

This blend contains clary sage, marjoram, geranium, and lavender. Get It Here

KidSafe Night Night Blend

This blend was specifically formulated for children ages 2-10. It contains the 100% pure, undiluted KidSafe essential oils of Lavender, Marjoram Sweet, Mandarin, Cedarwood Atlas, Patchouli, Clary Sage, Chamomile Roman, and Blue Tansy. Get It Here

How Will You Use Clary Sage?


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Reader Comments

  1. Hello,
    Great article. I have always been a fan of essential oils but only knew about a few uses. This article gives a very details information about it. Will definitely try it out. Great work!

    1. Stacy Russell says:

      Thanks for stopping by!

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