Organic Ravintsara Essential Oil
- Certified Organic Ravintsara Essential Oil is a gentle, antiviral oil, with opening, clearing properties and uses similar to Eucalyptus Radiata. However, it is milder and more potent.
Farming Method Certified Organic Country of Origin Madagascar Plant Part Leaf Scientific Name Cinnamomum camphora Application Method Bath, Compress, Diffusion, Inhalation, Topical
Ravintsara has a lively, herbaceous, slightly sweet, eucalyptus-like aroma that is mentally and physically uplifting. This gentle, antiviral oil from Madagascar is the choice pick to treat upper respiratory complaints, flu and similar viral infections. Its cineol content can help ease breathing and congestion. It is also useful for indigestion and soothing sore joints and muscles. In addition, Ravintsara can be energizing and clearing for the mind, helping to dispel depression, fatigue and fear.
Digestive support: Topical Application, Compress.
Immunity, flu, chronic fatigue syndrome: Diffusion, Direct Inhalation, Topical Application, Whole Body Massage, Aromatic Bath.
Colds, cough, congestion, bronchitis, sinusitis: Direct Inhalation, Steam Inhalation.
Rheumatism, muscle and join pain: Topical Application, Compress, Whole Body Massage, Aromatic Bath.
Mononucleosis, chickenpox, hepatitis, herpes, shingles: Diffusion, Direct Inhalation, Topical Application, Whole Body Massage, Aromatic Bath.
Non-toxic, possible skin irritant if applied undiluted. Avoid during pregnancy.
In Madagascar, Ravintsara Oil is referred to as “the oil that heals.”
About the Plant
Ravintsara is an evergreen tree growing up to 30 feet high. It has a reddish trunk and dark waxy leaves. In spring it produces bright green foliage with small white flowers. It is not to be confused with Ravensara (Ravensara aromatica), which is another species.
Where it Grows
Native to Madagascar
Scent: Spicy, camphor-like, woody, herbaceous, sweet.
Blends With: Bay, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cedar, Clary Sage, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarine, Marjoram, Pine, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Thyme.
Fragrance Note: Top.
Composition: Cineole, pinene, eugenol.