Ravintsara Essential Oil originates from Madagascar and is extracted using steam distillation from the leaves of the large, evergreen Ravintsara tree.
Ravintsara, not to be confused with Ravensara, is a versatile essential oil that can be helpful with areas of discomfort. It has a fresh, sharp, medicinal smell that is similar to Eucalyptus. This oil is a go to for chest congestion, stuffiness, and tickly throats, due to its 1,8 Cineole content. It helps with discomfort in the legs and arms, as well sore muscles from overexertion. This essential oil is a powerhouse against skin issues and helps to promote natural healing of minor wounds.
Due to its high content level of 1,8 Cineole, it is not an essential oil recommended for small children. Ravintsara is a great essential oil to support a healthy respiratory system as well as a healthy immune system. Ravintsara promotes positive thinking and can be helpful with cognitive performance, focus, and soothe worries and fear.
For adults only. To make a chest rub to open up the chest and improve breathing, mix 3 drops each of Black Pepper and Frankincense Carteri, 6 drops each of Lavender and Ravintsara, with 1 ounce of your favorite Plant Therapy Carrier Oil. Apply every 3-4 hours. Store unused portion in a glass container and store in fridge.
Botanical Name: Cinnamomum camphora
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Leaves
Strength of Aroma: Medium to Strong
Blends Well With: Basil, Black Pepper, Cajeput, Cedarwood (all varieties), Frankincense (all varieties), Ginger Root CO2, Lavender, Lemon, Grapefruit Pink, Peppermint, Sandalwood (all varieties), Spearmint, Tea Tree.
Cautions: Not KidSafe. Do not apply to or near the face of infants or young children.