Clary Sage (Salvia Sclarea)

Amber, herbaceous, camphorated, floral, musky

Source

Clary sage is native to Southern Europe and grows in many countries: France, Central Europe, Russia, the United States and China.

Extraction Method

Clary sage essence is obtained through steam distillation. A concrete and an absolute are obtained through extraction with a solvent. The concrete contains a high percentage of sclareol, a raw material at the origin of ambrox production.

Uses

Absolute and essence are both used in the composition of chypres, fougeres and oriental fragrances and as fixatives in the making of muscatel wines.

History

A medicinal plant and spice, it has existed since prehistoric times. Named from the Latin "salvus" (healthy), it preserves health and prolongs life. The 17th-century Chinese used to barter one crate of sage leaves for three of China tea. It is believed that sage blossoms in the garden only when the woman rules the household. Medicinal properties An anti-inflammatory agent, it is also used to fight asthma, cramps, depression, impotence, migraines, infections, acne, and hair loss. Its smell has an effect on one's activist, self-willed, individualistic side.

21
Allure Homme Sport Eau Extrême
Antaeus
Aquafitness
Aquaman
AQVA pour homme

Would you like to explore more fragrances?

Discover launches through a specific brand or olfactory family depending on your preference

Refine the selection
Aromatics Elixir Perfumer’s Reserve
ASAMA Marine
Au Bord de la Rivière
Aura for Men
BLU MEDITERRANEO ‘CIPRESSO’
Bottega Veneta Pour Homme
Bottega Veneta Pour Homme Essence Aromatique

You do not find your perfume?

View more

Sorry, there are no results for that search

Explore more fragrances?

Discover launches through a specific brand or olfactory family depending on your preference

Refine the selection