Ravensara aromatica (sometimes called clove nutmeg) is a member of the Lauraceae (laurel) family, and originates in Madagascar. The nameravensara is a latinization of the Malagasy word ravintsara. Other Malagasy names include havozo, hazomanitra and tavolomanitra. 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 perfumeryindustry, and as an antiseptic, anti-viral, antibacterial, expectorant, anti-infective in natural and folk medicine.
Oil Properties: Clear with a yellow tinge colour, thin oil consistency, Slightly medicinal, eucalyptus-like, slightly sweet with a fruity hint scent.
Chemical Properties : 1,8-cineole, beta-pinene
Therapeutic Properties : Anti-infectious, antiviral, antiseptic,anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-allergenic, antitumor, aphrodisiac, antispasmodic,antidepressant, carminative, antioxidant,antiperspirant, antibacterial, expectorant,antimicrobial
Precautions : No special precautions are indicated when using this oil.
May help asthma, cystitis, burns, cancer, respiratory infections, cuts, pneumonia, scrapes, viral infections, wounds and it strengthens the respiratory system.
Some of the most notorious bacteria and microbes cannot even stand to be near this essential oil. They fear it more than anything and there are good reasons for that. This oil is fatal to the bacteria and microbes and can wipe out entire colonies very efficiently.
This oil is very good for countering depression and giving a boost to positive thoughts and feelings of hope.
An expectorant like Ravensara essential oil is necessary in cases of coughs, congestion, asthma, breathing troubles and heaviness in the chest arising from the hardening of phlegm in the bronchi, trachea, larynx, pharynx and lungs.
Blends well with
Bay, bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, cedarwood, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, mandarin, marjoram, palmarosa, pine, rosemary, sandalwood, tea tree, thyme
Country of Origin : Madagascar
MRT gives the products which are grown under the stringent organic standards of NPOP, NOP and EU certification by LACON, Germany