Botanical Name: Ravensara aromatica
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Ravensara essential oil is a powerful oil from the mysterious island of Madagascar. In Madagascar, its essential oil is praised as “oil that heals” and has been used since centuries as a tonic and fighting infections. The oil is steam distilled from the leaves and belongs to Lauracae (laurel) family.
Ravensera essential oil has a slightly medicinal, eucalyptus-like, slightly sweet and fruity aroma. It is sometimes called as clove nutmeg.
The health benefits of Ravensara essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an analgesic, anti-allergenic, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antidepressant, antifungal, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, aphrodisiac, disinfectant, diuretic, expectorant, relaxant, and tonic substance.
Treats skin conditions: The antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties of this oil helps treat various skin conditions from chapped skin to cold sores.
Disinfectant: Ravensera oil is an effective disinfectant because of its antibacterial and antifungal properties. It scan top the growth of these bacteria, fungi, virus, and protozoa, and can eliminate them as an ideal disinfectant.
Reduces Stress: The essential oil of Ravensara has been celebrated for centuries due to its relaxing and soothing properties. It is wonderful at inducing relaxation in cases of tension, stress, anxiety and other nervous and neurological problems. It also calms and soothes nervous afflictions and disorders.
Prevents Bacterial Infections: Even the most notorious bacteria and microbes cannot even stand to be near this essential oil. This oil is fatal to bacteria and microbes and can wipe out entire colonies very efficiently. It inhibits their growth, cures old infections and stops new infections from forming.
Relieves pain: Ravensera essential oil can provide relief from muscle aches due to illness or exercise. The antispasmodic properties are effective in reducing muscle spasms and cramps, in addition to nervous tension.
Mood Enhancer: Ravensara oil can be an effective mood enhancer and can give your mood a lift. This oil is very good for countering depression and giving a boost to positive thoughts and feelings of hope. It also acts as an aphrodisiac and can help increase your and your partners libido.
Product Color: Colourless to pale greenish yellow
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Bay, Black pepper, Cardamom, Cedarwood, Clary sage, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Marjoram, Palmarosa, Pine, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Tea tree and Thyme.
Caution: Avoid during pregnancy and with sensitive skin. It can cause possible sensitization in some individuals, so use in very low concentration only. It is important to note that all Essential Oils are extremely concentrated in nature and if to be applied on the skin or body, should always be diluted upto a maximum dosage of 4% in a suitable carrier oil.