Ravensara

Ravensara Essential Oil

Latin name Ravensara aromatica – Family species Lauraceae

Oil Selection Guide

Color – Clear (colorless)
Viscosity – Watery
Scent – Woody, herby, bit spicy, camphory
Perfume Aroma – Top note

Oil Source Information

Plant Type – Tree / Shrub
Parts Used – Leaves / Branches
Countries of Origin – Madagascar, Australia
Extraction Method – Steam distillation

Known Chemical Constituents

1,8-cineole, a-pinene, b-pinene, p-caryophyllene, terpenyle acetate, b-caryophyllene

Uses of Ravensara

Used somewhat in aromatherapy. Also found in pharmaceutical products.

Ravensara blends well with

  • bay
  • benzoin
  • bergamot
  • black pepper
  • cardamom
  • cedarwood
  • clary sage
  • cypress
  • eucalyptus citriodora
  • eucalyptus dives
  • eucalyptus globulus
  • eucalyptus radiata
  • frankincense
  • geranium
  • ginger
  • grapefruit
  • lavender
  • lemon
  • mandarin
  • palmarosa
  • pine
  • rosemary
  • sandalwood
  • sweet marjoram
  • tea tree
  • thyme
 

Special Precautions*

Not fully known at this time.
* See Safety and Usage.

References and Resources

See References and Resources page.



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