Essential Oil Profile:Ravintsara

Latin Name: Cinnamomum camphora

Family: Lauraceae

Plant Part: Leaf

Method: Distillations

Note:Element: Note: Top/Middle Element: Metal

Functional Group: Oxide

Type: Stimulating

Ayurvedic dosha: Kapha

Scent: Brisk, penetrating, herbaceous, similar to eucalyptus, subtle peppery notes

For Skin Type: Oily

Cautions: Not during pregnancy. Not with young children.

Physical Uses: Colds, cough, flu, immune system, cold sores, shingles, muscle and joint pain, calms the nerves.

Mental/Emotional Uses:  Revitalizing, opening

Other Uses: Antiviral

Blends Well With: Leaves, needles, citrus


Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Advanced Level, 2001-2011.