Steam distilled in Madagascar from the leaves of wild-harvested trees. Also called “clove nutmeg tree.”
Ravensara is native to the islands of the Indian Ocean: Madagascar, Comoros, etc, where it makes up a good portion of the canopy in these tropical, temperate and low-elevation evergreen forests, as well as the rainforest.
One of the most useful aromatherapy oils there is! This oil is used more for aromatherapy rather than perfumery.
Ravensara combines the freshness of eucalyptus and cajuput with the gentle warmth of tea tree or rosewood.
It’s considered to have antiseptic, antibacterial, expectorant, and anti-infective properties.
Ravensara is considered to be gentle and well tolerated—it’s often the practitioner’s oil of choice when dealing with influenzas
Ravensara has excellent antiviral properties and is a good choice mixed (in a carrier oil) with Eucalyptus radiata as a massage rub. It’s one of the first essential oils to turn to at the sign of chills or tiredness. He says it’s effective against bronchitis, rhinitis and sinusitis, especially when blended with cypress. He also recommends blending with peppermint and laurel for nervous fatigue and for people who have lost their way and no longer find joy in life.
As with most essential oils, dilute before using on skin. Perform a patch test before use if essential oil sensitivity is suspected. Do not take essential oils internally. Do not use on children or pets. Seek advice from a trained aromatherapist before using on people with compromised immune systems. Keep away from eyes and mucus membranes.
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