Ravensara Essential Oil
Ravensara Essential Oil: Botanical Name: Agathophyllum aromatica or also known as Ravensara aromatica. Other Malagasy names include havozo, hazomanitra and tavolomanitra.
Ravensara Oil blends well with: Clove Bud, Eucalyptus, Lavender and Rosemary.
Aromatic Scent: Ravensara Essential Oil has a medicinal scent – camphorous with fruity notes.
The leaves and twigs of R. aromatica have a mildly camphorous aroma similar to eucalyptus. The essential oil of R. aromatica is used as a fragrance material in the perfumery industry, and as an antiseptic, anti-viral, antibacterial, expectorant, anti-infective in natural and folk medicine.Ravensara Essential Oil is a must have oil to keep on hand anytime and anywhere, especially if you are prone to getting cold sores. As soon as the tingling begins this E.O. stops this eruption.
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.
Benefits of Ravensara Essential Oil
“Ravensara Essential Oil” is an oil that smells like a little like licorice and is extremely useful for stress reduction, detoxification and digestion complaints. It has powerful tonic and anti-viral properties and will definitely help with anxiety and nervous fatigue. A very good, helpful oil to use to fight bacterial and viral infections.
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.
How To Use Ravensara Essential Oil:
Baths: blend 5-8 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil or full fat milk, add to bath
Massages: add 2-3 drops of essential oils to 3 tablespoonfuls of carrier oil
Vaporisation: add 2-4 drops of essential oils to a burner, aroma stone or aroma stream
You should avoid Ravensara if pregnant as it may cause skin irritation.