Ravensara Oil

Ravensara oil.....

This plant is a member of the Lauraceae or laurel family.

The bark of the tree is used to make local rum. The seeds are known as Madagascan nutmeg and are used in cooking and medicines.

Outrigger on Nosy Komba Beach,Nosy Komba,Antsiranana, Madagascar
Outrigger on Nosy Komba Beach,Nosy Komba,Antsiranana, Madagascar

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Botanical Name - Agathophyllum aromatica or also known as Ravensara aromatic

Common Method Of Extraction - Steam distilled

Parts Used - Leaves

Note Classification - Middle

Aroma - Slightly spicy, camphory, woody herbaceous

Largest Producing Countries - Madagascar

Properties - Antibiotic, anti-infectious, antiseptic, antitoxic, antiviral, expectorant, and febrifuge.

Benefits - Bronchitis, chicken pox, cold sores, colds, diarrhea, fatigue, fever, flu, general tonic, measles, and muscular pain.

Blends Well With - Bay, bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, cedarwood, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus (all), frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, mandarin, marjoram, palmarosa, pine, rosemary, sandalwood, tea tree, thyme linalol, and thyme red.

Safety DataRavensara oil is non-toxic, non-irritant, and non-sensitizing.

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Baobab Silhouette at Sunset, Morondava, Madagascar

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