Origin: Derived from Salvia sclarea, Salvia yosgadensis, and cigar tobacco.
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Overview: Sclareolide is a sesquiterpene lactone natural product derived from various plant sources including Salvia sclarea, Salvia yosgadensis, and cigar tobacco. It is a close analog of sclareol, a plant antifungal compound.
It is used as a fragrance in cosmetics and has been more recently marketed as a weight loss supplement, though there is no clinical evidence to support this effect.
- Fragrance in cosmetics
- Aiding weight loss
- Combatting hyperpigmentation