Ravintsara essential oil

Ravintsara essential oil

Botanical: Cinnamomum Camphora

Extracted from bark of Havozo tree,origin name for Ravintsara tree.
Tree of 10 to 15 top meter, brown gray, strongly aromatic.
It is easily distinguished by its small green flowers.
It is an endemic plant of Madagascar, and is referred to as "the oil that heals". Ravintsara is abundant in the humid central eastern rain forest of Madagascar between 700 and 1000 meters altitude.
The essential oil is obtained by steam distillation from the leaf.

Properties: Neurotonic, anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-infectious.

  • Colds
  • Cramps
  • Expectorant
  • Flatulence
  • Frigidity
  • Headaches
  • Indigestion
  • Insomina
  • Lumbago
  • Muscular aches, fatigue
  • Nervous tension
  • Rheumatism
  • Shingles and burns
  • Stress
  • Use for oily hair, dandruff

Traditional use for:
Constipation, exhaustion, flatulence, lice, low blood pressure, rheumatism, scabies, stress, good for all respiratory tract infections, antiviral and an immunostimulant
Ravintsara has been used in Madagascar for generations for its tonic and anti-viral properties, its essential oil, has moreover, proved to be a great anti-stress.
It is well known as an active against virus and retrovirus, fighter and for recovering healthy breathing .
It is ideal for use in an aerosol to disinfect a room which might have been contaminated.


1,8-cineole: beta-pinene

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