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
Applications and Uses
Used somewhat in aromatherapy. Also found in pharmaceutical products.
Ravensara blends well with
Precautions / Contraindications
Not fully known at this time.
See Essential Oils Safety and Usage.
References and Resources
See Aromatherapy References and Resources page.
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