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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Salvia officinalis essential oil
Plant Name
: Clarysage
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Whole plant



Other Details

Common sage is grown in parts of Europe for distillation of an essential oil, though other species such as Salvia fruticosa may also be harvested and distilled with it. The essential oil contains cineole, borneol, and thujone. Sage leaf contains tannic acid, oleic acid, ursonic acid, ursolic acid, carnosol, carnosic acid, fumaric acid, chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, niacin, nicotinamide, flavones, flavonoid glycosides, and estrogenic substances.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. Maric, S., M. Maksimovic, and M. Milos. "The impact of the locality altitudes and stages of development on the volatile constituents of Salvia officinalis L. from Bosnia and Herzegovina." Journal of essential oil research 18.2 (2006): 178-180.

2. Baricevic, D., et al. "Topical anti-inflammatory activity of Salvia officinalis L. leaves: the relevance of ursolic acid." Journal of ethnopharmacology 75.2 (2001): 125-132.

3. Delamare, Ana Paula Longaray, et al. "Antibacterial activity of the essential oils of Salvia officinalis L. and Salvia triloba L. cultivated in South Brazil." Food chemistry 100.2 (2007): 603-608.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Alpha-Thujone 35.6
2Camphor 29.1
3Viridiflorol 24.0

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Manool 13.3
21,8-Cineole 9.5
3Alpha-Humulene 6.
4Camphene 3.3
5Alpha- Pinene Trace
6Alpha-Pinene 0.6
7Alpha-Terpineol 0.1
8Beta-Pinene 0.9
9Delta-3-Carene Trace
10Gamma-Terpinene 0.1
11Myrcene 0.4

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