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Latin name: Ravensara aromatic
Country of origin: Madagascar
Part of the plant: Leaves
Obtained by: Steam distilled
Main biochemical components*: Limonene, alpha-terpinene, sabinene
Properties: Antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial, expectorant.


This single essential oil comes undiluted in a 10ML glass bottle.


In African tradition, Ravensara is known and "The good leaf", and "The oil that heals". We are off to a great start with this one! It grows in the lush and humid evergreen forests of Madagascar where it has been long used for clearing and cleaning the respiratory channels, healing skin irritations, and fighting viruses by the Malagasy people.

It smells FRESH and clean like a YHWH made natural bleach would smell, which is a wonderful way to remember what it is good for-cleaning [out mucus], and killing/fighting germs. 


Ravensara is gentle enough to be safe for children and the elderly and can be used neat, but we always recommend using a carrier for better distribution and safety.

Why Use

Physical uses: Infections (bacterial, viral), respiratory congestion, colds, flu, bronchitis, sinusitis, coughs, laryngitis, indigestion, muscle fatigue, stiff joints, water retention, menstrual cramps, lymphatic support, immune support.


Skin care uses: Minor skin infections (bacterial, viral), small cuts, shingles, cold sores.


Psychological uses: Anxiety, stress, nervous fatigue, mild depression, fear.


Subtle uses: Motivating.


Notes: Avoid Ravensara during pregnancy and nursing.


*Chemical components: Chemical component percentages may vary. Emerald Oils offers a Certificate of Analysis for review.



  • Aromatherapy: The use of natural, aromatic substances, known as essential oils, have been proven to directly connect to the amygdala and the lymbic system in the brain where the seat of emotions is, as well as enter the blood stream just through smelling, offering mental, emotional and physical healing support. Our Creater YAHWEH is amazing in all His ways! 


    Dry Inhalation: Put 1-3 drops of essential oil on a tissue and inhale the aroma through your nose. Pause and inhale again. (Avoid touching your nose with the tissue.) OR, dilute with carrier oil and rub into your hands like lotion then cup your hands over your nose and mouth and breathe deeply through your nose, hold for 7 seconds, exhale and repeat. 


    After Shower: After showering, while your skin is still wet, put 1-3 drops of essential oil in the palm of one of your hands and rub your hands together. Quickly and evenly spread the essential oil over your legs, arms, and torso. Avoid sensitive skin areas. For maximum skin hydration and to seal in moisture, apply cream, lotion, or body oil directly to damp skin.


    Chest Rub: Mix 5-15 drops of essential oil in 1 tablespoon of carrier oil or fragrance-free, natural lotion. apply to your upper chest and upper back.


    Compress: Fill a basin with water. (Warm water relaxes and increases circulation. Cool water invigorates and relieves inflammation.) Add 3-5 drops of essential oil and briskly stir. Lay in a washcloth, wring and apply to the area in need for approximately 1-5 minutes. Dip, wring and apply 3 more times.


    Diffusion: Follow the diffuser manufacturer’s instructions to fill the air with a therapeutic aroma. Easy alternatives when you don’t have a diffuser: Place 2-4 drops of essential oil on several cotton balls or tissues; place nearby or tuck into the grate of fan or air vent in your home or car.


    Massage: Mix 6-30 drops of essential oil in 1 ounce of carrier oil or fragrance-free, natural lotion.


    Room Mist: Mix 30-60 drops of essential oil in 4 ounces of water in a mister bottle. Shake well before each use and avoid getting the mist into the eyes.


    Scalp Oil: Mix 12-24 drops of essential oil in 2 ounces of fractionated coconut oil or jojoba, or a blend of both. Store in a glass bottle with a cap. Use approximately 1 teaspoon to massage into the scalp at night. Shampoo in the morning.


    Spot Application: Mix 1-4 drops of essential oil in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil or aloe vera and apply to the area in need.


    The Methods of Use are general guidelines. Individual sensitivities, desired results, and the characteristics of the essential oil(s) used must all be considered. Adjust methods and proportions accordingly.


    For external use only. Always dilute before use. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid eyes and other sensitive areas. Keep away from direct flame – essential oils are flammable. If pregnant or nursing, consult a physician before using essential oils. Store at room temperature and avoid direct sunlight.


    (This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. No information provided is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.)

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