Synonyms: Ho leaf, Laurus camphora, Yu-sho
Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert organic cultivation in Madagascar
Composition: 100% Ravintsara essential oil, certified organic by USDA and EcoCert
Extraction: Steam-distillation of Ravintsara leaves
Active Constituents: Oxides: cineole, sabinene
Color: Clear to yellow
About: Ravintsara is one of the best essential oils to support immunity. Its eucalyptus-like smell is fresh, minty and medicinal. Ravintsara is a 15-foot tropical plant that is steam distilled to produce this healing essential oil. Diffuse or add Ravintsara to formulations for immune support and respiratory care.
Common Uses: Apply Ravintsara 3 times a day in a carrier along upper back and spine for immune and respiratory support, or take 2 drops in 1 teaspoon olive oil or honey twice a day for up to 5 days.
Add Ravintsara to oils and salves for sore muscles and joints.
Blending Recommendations: The potent, minty and medicinal aroma of Ravintsara is primarily used therapeutically.
Bay Laurel, Cedar Atlas, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus globulus, Eucalyptus radiata, Balsam Fir, Douglas Fir, Silver Fir, Frankincense, Ginger, Grapefruit, Inula, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Palmarosa, Peppermint, Rosemary cineole, Rosemary verbenone, Spearmint, Spikenard, Wintergreen.
Safety Information: Not recommended in the first 3 months of pregnancy. Caution with children under 8 years of age. Do not apply near the face. Irritating when old or oxidized.
Maximum Adult Dilution: 11%; 66 drops per ounce of carrier
Recommended Dilution: 0.5% to 5%; 3 to 30 drops per ounce of carrier
Ravintsara essential oil contains 78 constituents.
Shelf Life: 3 years
Storage: Store upright, cap closed, out of direct heat and sunlight. Store in the refrigerator for extended shelf life and to prevent oxidation.
Notes: Non-GMO, No pesticides, No insecticides, No additives, Gluten free, Vegan, Cruelty free, No carrier oil added.