Ravensara Essential Oil

Botanical Name:
Ravensara aromatica
Country of Origin:
Madagascar
Distillation Method:
Steam
Cultivation:
Certified Organic
Overall Profile
Monoterpenes
52.15%
Sesquiterpenes
18.26%
Ethers
17.56%
Primary Constituents
limonene
20.19%
beta pinene
14.06%
eugenol methyl ether
10.75%
beta caryophyllene
9.17%
estragole
6.83%
  • 4oz -
    $51.52
  • 8oz -
    $94.54
  • 16oz -
    $176.87
  • 1Kg -
    $316.99
  • Sample -
    $0.99
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Wholesale Certified Organic Ravensara Essential Oil

100% pure essential oil, steam distilled from the leaves of Ravensara, Certified Organically grown in Madagascar. This is a brilliant essential oil, with a fantastic bright aroma – a very nice true Ravensara. Our Ravensara Essential Oil is available from sample size up to 1 kg or more.

ABOUT THE PLANT

Growing up to 20 meters high with reddish-grey bark, the Ravensara tree is indigenous to Madagascar and is also now cultivated on the islands of Reunion and Mauritius.

ABOUT THE OIL

This is true Ravensara essential oil, steam distilled from the leaves and twigs of trees Certified Organically grown in Madagascar.

Aromatherapy Notes

This Ravensara essential oil has a warm quality. Orange zest and soft floral top notes meld into wheat-like grassy middle notes and pine-resin, sweet clove and balsamic undertones. The aroma is similar to that of Eucalyptus radiata, but with more density and a hint of sweet spice. It blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Clary Sage, Cedarwood, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Frankincense, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lavender, Marjoram, Pine, Rosemary Sandalwood, Tea Tree, Thyme and Lemon oils.

Therapeutic Properties

Therapeutic Properties Described in The Aromatherapy Literature

From The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy1:

  • Antiseptic, Antimicrobial, Antiviral, Expectorant, Immunomodulant
  • Extremely well tolerated applied topically or inhaled
  • Turn to Ravensara at the first sign of a cold to fight off infection
  • Mental and physical stimulant and tonic

From Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide to the Healing Art2:

  • Means ‘good leaf’ in Madagascar
  • A favorite to ward off infection, bronchitis, sinus infections
  • Ravensara is an excellent addition to massage oils

Application and Use

Safety

Ravensara essential oil is non-toxic, a non-irritant and non-sensitizing. As with all essential oils, test patches are recommended on the skin (especially when using undiluted) and consultation with a physician is advised if pregnant and when planning on ingesting the oil, especially in the case of persistent infection.

References

1 Battaglia, Salvatore. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy. International Centre of Holystic Aromatherapy, 2003.

 

2 Keville, Kathi, and Mindy Green. Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide to the Healing Art. Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, 2012.