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. It is a member of the Lauraceae (laurel) family, and originates in Madagascar.
Colour: Colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Common Uses: Organic Ravensara Essential Oil is considered to have antiseptic, anti-viral and antibacterial properties making it useful to treat cuts, wounds, burns, canker and cold sores, athlete's foot and skin infections. It is also believed to be an expectorant and may assist with respiratory problems such as colds and flu, sinusitis (sinus infections) and bronchitis. Ravensara oil is said to have a muscle relaxant and analgesic effect making it a great addition to massage oil, balm or cream for muscle aches and pains.
Strength of Aroma: Medium