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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Salvia sclarea CIM-Chandni essential oil
Plant Name
: Clarysage
Plant Variety Name
: CIM-Chandni
Plant Tissue Name
: Leaf


Salvia sclarea (Family: Lamiaceae) is native of Southern European and central Asia and commercially cultivated in Russia, Bulgaria, France and Morocco.

Other Details

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 for relieving anxiety and fear, menstrual-related problems such as PMS and cramping, and helping with insomnia.


1. M Yaseen, A Sattar, NK Patra, AA Naqvi, Birendra Kumar, K Singh, M Anwar,A Singh, DD Patra, AK Shasany, S Dwivedi and SPS Kha-nuja, CIM-Chandani: A new variety of clarysage (Salvia sclarea) suited to north Indian plains.  J. Med. Arom. Pl. Sci. (2008) 27:118-121.

2. Kuźma, Łukasz, et al. "Chemical composition and biological activities of essential oil from Salvia sclarea plants regenerated in vitro." Molecules 14.4 (2009): 1438-1447.

3. Farka, Pavel, et al. "Composition of the essential oils from the flowers and leaves of Salvia sclarea L.(Lamiaceae) cultivated in Slovak Republic." Journal of Essential Oil Research 17.2 (2005): 141-144.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Linalool 42.3
2Geraniol 6.0
3Geranyl-Acetate 5.4

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