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Ravintsara (Ho leaf)

Cinnamomum camphora ct 1,8 cineole

Ravintsara (Ho leaf) from Aromatics

Ravintsara (Ho leaf)

Cinnamomum camphora ct 1,8 cineole

Description

Our organically crafted ravintsara essential oil is steam distilled from wildcrafted leaves of the ravintsara evergreen tree growing wild in the highland rain forests of Madagascar. One of our favorite ways of using this oil is in a steam treatment at the first signs of a cold or the flu to help fend off any unwanted germs, or minimize their effect on the system.

The rich, green leaves from the Cinnamomum camphora tree create a powerful essential oil that is strong and eucalyptus-like in aroma. Ravintsara essential oil is often one of the first oils chosen to help with lung support and boost the immune system when one is experiencing cold and flu symptoms. It is also helpful when looking to reduce unwanted bacterial and fungal growth as well as helping to manage minor pains and inflammation. Emotionally and energetically, Ravintsara essential oil is fortifying and can help support self-confidence as well as soothe situational stress, anxiety, and depression. 

Properties
Category
2 - Breathe
Aromas
Eucalyptus-like
Fresh
Notes
Middle
Chemical Families
Monoterpenes
Oxides
Therapeutic Properties
Airborne antimicrobial
Analgesic
Anti-inflammatory
Antibacterial
Antifungal
Antispasmodic
Antiviral
Cephalic
Decongestant
Expectorant
Immunostimulant
Increases cerebral blood flow
Skin Penetration Enhancer
Tonic
Country of Origin Madagascar
Cultivation Wildcrafted
Extraction Method Steam Distilled
Plant Part(s) Leaves
Botanical Family Lauraceae
Applications + Recipes Resources

1. Davis P. Aromatherapy an A-Z. New revised edition C.W. Daniel Company Limited, England, 1999
2. Keville, K. Aromatherapy, A Complete Guide to the Healing Art, The Crossing press, USA, 1995
3. Schnaubelt K. Advanced Aromatherapy, The Science of Essential Oil Therapy, Healing Arts Press, USA, 1998

Safety + Shelf Life

Generally non-toxic and non-irritating, but can be skin irritating if oxidized. Careful with children under 10 years old, as 1,8 cineole can also cause CNS and breathing problems in young children.  (see the reference page on 1,8 cineole rich oils and children)

The suggested shelf life is 3-4 years.

Batch History
Batch Number Distillation Date
RSA-113 December 2016
RSA-112 Spring 2016
RSA-111 April 2015
RSA-110 Summer 2014
RSA-109 Fall 2013
RSA-108 Winter 2013
RSA-107 Winter 2013
RSA-106 Winter 2012
RSA-105 Fall 2010
RSA-104 Spring 2010
RSA-103 Summer 2008
RSA-102 Summer 2006
RSA-101 Summer 2006

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Description

Our organically crafted ravintsara essential oil is steam distilled from wildcrafted leaves of the ravintsara evergreen tree growing wild in the highland rain forests of Madagascar. One of our favorite ways of using this oil is in a steam treatment at the first signs of a cold or the flu to help fend off any unwanted germs, or minimize their effect on the system.

The rich, green leaves from the Cinnamomum camphora tree create a powerful essential oil that is strong and eucalyptus-like in aroma. Ravintsara essential oil is often one of the first oils chosen to help with lung support and boost the immune system when one is experiencing cold and flu symptoms. It is also helpful when looking to reduce unwanted bacterial and fungal growth as well as helping to manage minor pains and inflammation. Emotionally and energetically, Ravintsara essential oil is fortifying and can help support self-confidence as well as soothe situational stress, anxiety, and depression. 

Properties
Category
2 - Breathe
Aromas
Eucalyptus-like
Fresh
Notes
Middle
Chemical Families
Monoterpenes
Oxides
Therapeutic Properties
Airborne antimicrobial
Analgesic
Anti-inflammatory
Antibacterial
Antifungal
Antispasmodic
Antiviral
Cephalic
Decongestant
Expectorant
Immunostimulant
Increases cerebral blood flow
Skin Penetration Enhancer
Tonic
Country of Origin Madagascar
Cultivation Wildcrafted
Extraction Method Steam Distilled
Plant Part(s) Leaves
Botanical Family Lauraceae
Applications + Recipes Resources

1. Davis P. Aromatherapy an A-Z. New revised edition C.W. Daniel Company Limited, England, 1999
2. Keville, K. Aromatherapy, A Complete Guide to the Healing Art, The Crossing press, USA, 1995
3. Schnaubelt K. Advanced Aromatherapy, The Science of Essential Oil Therapy, Healing Arts Press, USA, 1998

Safety + Shelf Life

Generally non-toxic and non-irritating, but can be skin irritating if oxidized. Careful with children under 10 years old, as 1,8 cineole can also cause CNS and breathing problems in young children.  (see the reference page on 1,8 cineole rich oils and children)

The suggested shelf life is 3-4 years.

Batch History
Batch Number Distillment Date
RSA-113 December 2016
RSA-112 Spring 2016
RSA-111 April 2015
RSA-110 Summer 2014
RSA-109 Fall 2013
RSA-108 Winter 2013
RSA-107 Winter 2013
RSA-106 Winter 2012
RSA-105 Fall 2010
RSA-104 Spring 2010
RSA-103 Summer 2008
RSA-102 Summer 2006
RSA-101 Summer 2006

Product Q&A
What is the difference between Ravintsara "ct linalol" (Ho Wood) and Ravintsara "ct 1,8 cineole (Ho Leaf)? What does "ct" stand for and linalol and cineole? Thank you!
CT is chemo type. One would have more linalol and one more of the 1,8 cineole. linalol is a monoterpenol and 1,8 an oxide.
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