BOTANICAL NAME: ravensara aromatica
DISTILLATION METHOD: steam
PARTS USED: leaves
FRAGRANCE: spicy, camphorous, medicinal, herbaceous, eucalyptus-like
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
AROMATIC & PHYSICAL USES: analgesic, antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral, carminative, diuretic, expectorant, stimulant, colds, flu, bronchitis, congestion, muscle aches.
Definitions of Uses:
Antibacterial: kills or inhibits bacteria.
Antiseptic: a substance that inhibits the growth and reproduction of microorganisms.
Carminative: relieves discomfort of gas in the digestive tract.
Diuretic: increases the amount or frequency of urination.
Expectorant: a substance used to cause or induce expulsion of phlegm from the lungs.
Stimulant: increases physiological or nervous activity in the body.
Safety Warning: Avoid during pregnancy. Never ingest essential oils without a prescription. Use carrier oil when applying to skin.