Botanical Name: Salvia sclarea
Plant Part: Leaves and Flowers
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Product Description: Salvia sclarea is a biennial herbaceous perennial in the genus Salvia and is native to the northern Mediterranean Basin. The Plant grows to a height of about 3 – 5ft with flowers that are in verticils, with 2-6 flowers in each verticil. It flowers in August, and the seeds ripen in September. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees. It is noted for attracting wildlife.
Cautions: Dilute before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.