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.
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 Described in The Aromatherapy Literature
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
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.
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.