Ravensara Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Ravensara aromatica Sonnerat
Aroma: Camphoraceous, spicy
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Blends Well With: Bay, clove, eucalyptus, lavender, lemon, mandarin, palmarosa, rosemary, sandalwood, and thyme linalol
Description and Uses: Ravensara essential oil is used for clearing the sinuses and breathing passages, loosening tight muscles, relieving menstrual discomfort, aches and pains.
For nasal or sinus congestion, try adding a few drops of Ravensara to a steaming bowl of water and inhaling deeply (keep eyes closed). This is a wonderful oil to diffuse to relieve cold and flu symptoms and to help prevent illness from spreading within a household or office.
Cautions: Dilute well if using topically. Do not use during pregnancy.
Recipes Using Ravensara Essential Oil:
Essential Oil Hand Sanitizer:
3 ounces jojoba oil or aloe vera gel
4 drops ravensara essential oil
4 drops tea tree essential oil
4 drops lavender essential oil
4 drops rosemary essential oil
Combine all in a small bottle and carry with you for those times that you have to be amongst folks who are coughing and sneezing and you can’t wash your hands.
Disclaimer: The information provided here is for educational purposes only, and not intended to treat, prescribe, cure, or diagnose any disease or condition. This information is not intended as a substitute for consulting with your physician or other health care provider. Dreaming Earth Botanicals is not responsible for any adverse effects or consequences resulting from the use of any of the suggestions, preparations, or procedures discussed. All matters pertaining to your physical health should be supervised by a health care professional. Keep all aromatherapy products out of reach of children.