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. In the Laurel family of botanical plants, it belongs to the genus Cinnamomum. Traditionally, Ravensara is referred to as "the oil that healsâ€.
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.
Used by the indigenous tribes of Madagascar to clear infections, and combat some illness, Ravensara is used primarily as an antiviral. It is also valued as a nerve tonic and a in some cases, a option for insomnia.
Therapeutic Properties Described In The Aromatherapy Literature
Effective in fighting bronchitis, sinusitis and rhinitis
Can aid with whooping cough (especially when blended with Cypress oil)
Effective air purifier
Combats herpes zoster (shingles)
Effective at fighting a wide array of viral infections (throat, lung, chest, and circulatory)
Supports the adrenal glands
Boosts immunity, supports the fight of general illnesses and promotes the healing process
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 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.