Ravensara Essential Oil
Ravensara essential oil is extracted from the plant with botanical name Ravensara aromatica, sometimes called clove nutmeg.
Ravensara can be the perfect essential oil to use as a way to introduce children to the world of essential oils.
What does ravensara essential oil smell like?
Slightly fruity with a medicinal hint, similar to rosemary essential oil but more delicate and sweet.
Which part of the plant provides the oil?
Where has ravensara essential oil been sourced from?
This particular ravensara oil originates from Madagascar.
How is ravensara essential oil extracted?
Ravensara oil is extracted by steam distillation.
This involves using steam from boiling water to extract the essential oil from the plant.
The heat from the steam causes the plant’s cell walls to open allowing the essential oil to be released.
What other oils blend well with ravensara essential oil?
Ravensara oil blends well with benzoin, bergamot, eucalyptus, fir, frankincense, ginger, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, marjoram, peppermint, pine, rosewood, tea tree and thyme.
How can I benefit from ravensara essential oil?
You may have never heard of it but if you try it, you’ll never forget it.
Ravensara has strong antiviral antibacterial and antiseptic properties and can be useful to treat colds and the flu.
It can also be used in the treatment of respiratory conditions and chest congestions plus is a valuable oil for assisting with infections of the skin such as cuts and burns. It can also be a useful muscle relaxant.
Are there precautions I should know about?
This essential oil is generally safe as long as it is diluted properly.