Clary sage or Salvia sclarea is a biennial or short-lived herbaceous perennial in the genus Salvia. This plant is found in the region from Central Asia to the north Mediterranean. It is widely used as a vegetable and also finds application in various medicines.
Salvia sclarea, eyebright (Euphrasia).
It blends well with juniper, lavender, pine, geranium, sandalwood, jasmine, frankincense and other citrus oils.
It contains linalool, linalyl acetate, caryophyllene, a-terpineol, geraniol, neryl acetate, sclareol and germacrene D.
It is mainly used as vegetable and finds it usage in various medicinal preparations. Owing to its sweet smell, it is also used for fragrances.