Clary Sage plugs (Salvia sclarea)

Salvia sclarea B. Large aromatic leaves and decorative lilac flower bracts, used in aromatherapy. Scent very therapeutic. Flowers: June on. Requires: Sun and well-drained soil. Height: 60cm

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Description

Clary seeds have a mucilaginous coat, which is why some old herbals recommended placing a seed into the eye of someone with a foreign object in it so that it could adhere to the object and make it easy to remove. This practice is noted by Nicholas Culpeper in his Complete Herbal (1653), who referred to the plant as “clear-eye”. The distilled essential oil is used widely in perfumes and as a muscatel flavoring for vermouths, wines, and liqueurs. It is also used in aromatherapy.