Botanical Name: Agathophyllum aromatica syn Ravensara aromatica
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Extraction Method: Certified Organic Steam Distilled
Distillation Date: Apr 2016
Minimum Shelf Life: 5 years
Plant Part: Leaves
Perfume Note: Middle
Aroma: Fresh, herbaceous, warm, mildly camphorous, light citrus and spice notes
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Clary Sage, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger Fresh, Grapefruit Pink, Lavender Bulgarian, Lemon, Sweet Marjoram, Palmarosa, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Tea Tree
Certified organic distilled and one of the most aroma-therapeutic antiviral oils from Madagascar, Ravensara is a powerful antiviral aid for respiratory conditions, flu, and in topical blends targeting viral skin problems, most notably shingles and herpes. Many aromatherapy experts regard blending Ravensara with the carrier oil Calophyllum Inophyllum (also known as Tamanu or Foraha)
as an extremely effective treatment regime for shingles.
During winter flu season Ravensara is one of the must have essential oils to keep handy for diffusing, steam inhalation, a room spray, or use in a chest rub. For the convenience of making your own topical blends consider our certified organic Foraha (Tamanu)
Batch specific GC/MS report of our Ravensara essential oil is available. Select option during checkout to include it with your order.
Aromatherapy use: antiviral, antibacterial, bronchitis, colds, chronic fatigue syndrome, expectorant, flu, hepatitis, insomnia, mononucleosis, muscular aches, neuro-tonic, shingles, whooping cough
General use: Oil diffusers, potpourri, as a blending ingredient for adding pure essential oil essence to massage oil, perfume, bath oil, bath salt, bath and shower gels, spa treatment oils and creams, soap making, candle making
Contraindications: Non-toxic. Non-irritant and non-sensitizing; dilute well.