Ravintsara Organic Essential Oil

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Product Code: EO4601

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SKU
EO4601
Other Names
Ravensara
Farming Method
Certified Organic
Plant Part
Leaf
Country of Origin
Madagascar
Application Method
Bath, Compress, Diffusion, Inhalation, and Topical
Scientific Name
Cinnamomum camphora
Extraction Method
Steam Distilled

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:

Originating in Japan, Ravintsara was presented from Taiwan as an ornamental Colonizers took Ravintsara to Madagascar shortly after being introduced to this fine tree. Differently than the original far East cinnamonum camphora, the Madagascar variety does not contain camphor but 1.8. cineol.

Madagascans successfully integrated it into their traditional pharmacopeia.* Now, it is grown widely in Madagascar. Amrita Aromatherapy is proud to have Ravintsara Organic Essential Oil from Madagascar.

Traditional Uses and Lore:

In the Madagascan language, Ravintsara means “good leaf” while Ravintsara Oil is referred to as “the oil that heals.”* Traditionally, the Malagasy people use the bark and stem as a tonic and antibacterial medicine.* The leaves were also burnt in homes after a death to prevent the spread of disease.* The anise flavored bark is used in the production of local rum.

Other Facts:

  • Scent: Spicy, camphor-like, woody, herbaceous, sweet
  • Fragrance Note: Top Note
  • Composition: Cineole, Pinene, Eugenol
  • Family: Lauraceae Family

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

  • USDA Certified Organic
  • Eases Congestion
  • Soothes Joints and Muscles
  • Support Healthier Respiratory System

Ravintsara Organic Essential Oil has natural healing power that helps decrease congestion, promotes clarity of mind, and eases anxiety and stress. It is a gentle, versatile essential oil, with opening, clearing properties and uses similar to Eucalyptus Radiata. However, it is milder and more potent. This oil is a go to for chest congestion, stuffiness, and tickly throats.

*Note: Due to its high content level of 1.8 Cineole, Ravintsara essential oil is not recommended for babies and small children.

Topical Application (for use on the skin):

  • Overall Topical Application: Dilute up to 3-5% in any carrier oil (15-25 drops per tablespoon of carrier oil) for the following and apply to affected areas:
    • Musculoskeletal System:
      • Muscle and Joint Pain
      • Overexerted Muscles
      • Arthritis / Rheumatism
    • Respiratory System:
      • Colds / Flu
      • Cough / Congestion
      • Bronchitis / Sinusitis

     

  • Whole Body Massage: Dilute up to 2% in any carrier oil (10 drops per tablespoon of carrier oil) for the following:
    • Musculoskeletal System:
      • Muscle and Joint Pain
      • Overexerted Muscles
      • Arthritis / Rheumatism
    • Digestive System:
      • Promotes Healthy Digestion
      • Promotes Healthy Immunity
      • Bronchitis / Sinusitis

     

  • Aromatic Bath: Dilute in bath salts or milk or similar before adding to a full bath for the following:
    • Musculoskeletal System:
      • Muscle and Joint Pain
      • Overexerted Muscles
      • Arthritis / Rheumatism
    • Respiratory System:
      • Colds / Flu
      • Cough / Congestion
      • Bronchitis / Sinusitis
    • Nervous System:
      • Clearing for the Mind
      • Helping to Dispel Depression
      • Decrease Mental Congestion
 

Diffusion / Inhalation (add a few drops to a nebulizer or nasal inhaler):

  • Respiratory System:
    • Colds / Flu
    • Cough / Congestion
    • Bronchitis / Sinusitis
  • Nervous System:
    • Clearing for the Mind
    • Helping to Dispel Depression
    • Decrease Mental Congestion

 

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Safety Precautions:

  • Non-toxic, possible skin irritant if applied undiluted.
  • Avoid during pregnancy.

General Precautions:

  • Use essential oils only in diluted form on the skin and never internally.
  • Always be careful when using essential oils with children.
  • Give them only low doses, or better, consult a qualified aromatherapy expert before using.
  • Also, use essential oils with care and only under the proper guidance of an expert while pregnant or if you have liver damage, epilepsy, cancer, or other serious health problems.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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 reduce symptoms associated with upper respiratory complaints, flu, and similar viral infections.* Its cineol content can help ease breathing and congestion while supporting a healthy respiratory and immune system.*

Ravintsara is also a versatile essential oil that can be helpful with areas of discomfort.* It is also useful for indigestion and soothing sore joints and muscles, as well sore muscles from overexertion.*

In addition, Ravintsara can be energizing and clearing for the mind, helping to dispel depression, fatigue, and fear, while helping decrease mental congestion, anxiety, and stress.* Ravintsara promotes positive thinking and can be helpful with cognitive performance, focus, and soothe worries and fear.*

The following is a list of conditions which Ravintsara Essential Oil addresses by category:

  • Musculoskeletal System:
    • Muscle and Joint Pain
    • Overexerted Muscles
    • Arthritis / Rheumatism
  • Nervous System:
    • Clearing for the Mind
    • Helping to Dispel Depression
    • Decrease Mental Congestion
  • Respiratory System:
    • Colds / Flu
    • Cough / Congestion
    • Bronchitis / Sinusitis
  • Digestive System:
    • Promotes Healthy Digestion
    • Promotes Healthy Immunity

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Bottles are filled by volume. Some bottle sizes may not be filled to the top, but do contain the volume of oil specified.

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