oil of sage

oil of sage

[′ȯil əv ′sāj]
(materials)
An alcohol-soluble yellow oil with sage aroma; obtained from leaves of the common sage (Salvia officinalis); used chiefly in flavors. Also known as dalmatian sage oil; sage oil; salvia oil.
A pale-yellow oil with ambergris aroma obtained from the flowers of Salvia sclarea ; used chiefly in perfumes.
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Antimutagenic effect of essential oil of sage (Salvia officinalis L.) and its monoterpenes against UV-induced mutations in Escherichia coli and Saccharomyces cerevisiae.