Salvia sclarea, the clary or clary sage, is a biennialor 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 an herb, and is currently grown for its essential oil. The flowers are in verticils, with 2-6 flowers in each verticil, and are held in large colorful bracts that range in color from pale mauve to lilac or white to pink with a pink mark on the edge.
Distillation Method: Steam Distillation of leaves.Major Constituents : 1.8 Cineole, Camphore, ß-Thujone,∂PineneAppearance : ClearColor : Very pale yellowishOdor : Characteristic of culinary Sage,Green, HerbaceousOptical Rotation [α]D20 : + 0.195°Refractive Index ηD20 : 1.466Specific Gravity : 0.9216
Stability and Storage:Keep in tightly closed container in a cool and dry place, protected from light.