Davana Essential Oil (India)
Active Ingredient: Davanon: 55%
Botanical Name: Artemisia pallens
Plant Part: Stems and Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Davana is a small plant with the oil coming from the stems and leaves.
Color: Dark green to reddish-brownish green viscous liquid.
Aromatic Scent: Davana Essential Oil is a difficult oil to describe because it is capable of smelling very different on each individual. The feedback tends to alternate between masculine floral scents through to a woodsy, balsamic odor.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Davana Essential Oil can be easily blended, but the end result may be different on different users. Davana should be blended to suit individuals.
Common Uses: Essential oils such as Davana Oil are said to have a different scent on different people when applied topically. This unique trait is highly valued in perfumery to create fragrances with individual notes. It is used in aromatherapy as being an agent to combat anxiety, anti-infectious, soothing to dry rough skin, and a stimulant to the endocrine system.
History: Each day, the faithful in India offer Davana blossoms to Shiva, the god of Transformation. The flowers remain on his altar throughout the day and are removed in the evening.
General Information: Sunrise Botanics provides this essential oils guide for educational purposes only and not as medical advice. Please consult a qualified healthcare practitioner or resource on uses, safety and precautions for all essential oils Canada, USA and Worldwide.