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CLARY (SALVIA SCLAREA)

Family: Labiatae

---Synonyms---Clarry. Orvale. Toute-bonne. Clear Eye. See Bright. Eyebright.
---Parts Used---The herb and leaves, both fresh and dry.

Salvia Sclarea yields an oil with a highly aromatic odour, resembling that of ambergris. It is known commercially as Clary Oil, or Muscatel Sage, and is largely used as a fixer of perfumes. Pinene, cineol, and linalol have been isolated from this oil.

---Medicinal Actions and Uses---: Antispasmodic, balsamic, carminative, tonic, aromatic,aperitive, astringent and pectoral.

It has mostly been employed in disordered states of the digestion, as a stomachic, and has also proved useful in kidney diseases.

The seeds when soaked in water for a few minutes form a thick mucilage, which is efficacious in removing particles of dust from the eye.

The seeds beaten to powder and drunk with wine is an admirable help to provoke lust. A decoction of the leaves warms the stomach, helps digestion and scatters congealed blood in any part of the body. The distilled water cleanseth the eyes of redness, waterishness and heat.

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