Botanical Name - Ravensara aromatica
Caution - Avoid in pregnancy
Aroma - Similar to eucalyptus, but warm and clove-like
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Leaves
Country of Origin - Madagascar
Chemical Constituents - Limonene, a-pinene, sabinene
Uses - An important oil for the winter season and the immune system. Useful in a muscle rub for everyday aches and pains.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.