Ravensara Essential Oil (Madagascar)
Active Ingredient: Sabinene: 18.80%
Botanical Name: Ravensara aromatica
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: The Ravensara tree is 20 meters high with several buttress roots at the base. It has a reddish bark that is very aromatic, and small green elliptical leaves.
Color: Colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Common Uses: Ravensara Essential Oil may assist with respiratory problems, colds and flu, canker and cold sores, cuts, wounds, burns, anti-biotic, liver, lung infections, flu, sinusitis, viral hepatitis, cholera, infectious mononucleosis, insomnia, and muscle fatigue. It is also viewed as an excellent treatment for athlete's foot.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Clove Bud, Eucalyptus, Lavender, and Rosemary.
Aromatic Scent: Ravensara Essential Oil has a medicinal scent - camphorous aroma with woody notes.
History: Ravensara was used by the native Americans to prevent scurvy and the needles were used to stuff mattresses and to repel lice and fleas. The ancient Egyptians used the pine kernels in their cooking.