I love this oil for its anti-viral properties.
I love making this into inhalation blends for chronic sinus problems because its decongesting properties can prevent sinus infection.
Schnaubelt says that Ravintsara oil is extremely well tolerated, whether inhaled to applied topically. Its tolerability and strong antiviral action make it the oil of choice for the treatment of influenza.
Ravintsara oil has excellent antiviral properties, particularly for the flu.
An outstanding oil to use for the long-term healing of chronic allergies
Plant Parts: Leaves
Botanical Family: Lauraceae
Chemical Family: Monoterpenes & Oxides
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
Cultivation Method: Wild crafted
Note Classification: Middle
If oxidized, it may cause irritation or sensitization. It is too strong to use with babies or children under five years old on their faces or in a steam. Care must be taken when using with asthmatics.