The aroma of Ravintsara is very characteristic and combines the freshness of the 1,8 cineole with the gentle warmth of the alcohols and the dynamism of the Eugenol. Ravintsara is a basic essence with remarkable properties and it has the advantage of being devoid of toxicity.
Antibiotic, antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial, decongestant, expectorant, febrifuge, prophylactic, stimulant, vermifuge, vulnerary [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 111.]
- Country Of Origin: Madagascar
- Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
- Producing Organ: Young leafy twigs