Ravensara essential oil

NZ $9.80

100% pure


Essential Oils: P - Y


Ravensara essential oil


Ravensara aromatica




Clear to pale yellow


Medicinal scent, camphorous with fruity notes

Plant part used


Extraction method

Steam distillation






Oil and alcohol

Usage rate

Skincare : 0.1 - 1%
Soapmaking: 1 - 3 %



Blends well with

Clove, eucalyptus, lavender, rosemary



Palm oil


Animal tested



Description: The ravensare tree is 20 metres high with several buttress roots at the base. It has a reddish bark that is very aromatic, and small green elliptical leaves.

Consistency: thin

Common uses

Aromatherapy: Ravensara essential oil has a pleasant and invigorating aroma. It is often used in aromatherapy to create a calming and relaxing atmosphere. The inhalation of the oil's aroma may promote a sense of well-being and stress relief.

Scented products: The unique and pleasant scent of ravensara essential oil makes it a popular choice for use in scented products such as candles, perfumes, soaps, and room sprays. The oil's aroma can provide a refreshing and uplifting experience.

Cleaning agent: Some people use ravensara essential oil as an ingredient in natural cleaning solutions due to its potential antimicrobial properties. While not a substitute for proper cleaning practices, the oil's aroma can contribute to a fresher and cleaner environment.

Sensory stimulation: Aromas have the ability to evoke memories and emotions. The aroma of ravensara essential oil might stimulate the senses and trigger positive associations, enhancing mood and emotional well-being.

Meditation and mindfulness: The aroma of ravensara essential oil, when used during meditation or mindfulness practices, can help create a focused and serene ambiance, aiding in relaxation and mental clarity.

Air freshener: Ravensara essential oil can be added to diffusers or homemade air fresheners to eliminate odours and create a fresh-smelling environment.

Crafts: The unique scent of ravensara essential oil can be utilised in various crafting projects, such as making scented sachets, potpourri, or scented playdough.

Safety data: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.

Packaging - See our blog on our commitment to sustainable packaging.
Our essential oils come in amber glass bottles with dripulator caps:
5ml and 20ml with an 18 neck dripulator cap, either white or black, depending on stock availability.
30ml, 50ml, 100ml, 250ml, with a 28 neck white dripulator cap (except for oils that are too thick for a dripulator, which have a black open pour cap).
500g and 1kg options come in an aluminium bottle; 5L comes in a plastic jerrycan.
If you need precise drops for your products we suggest you buy our 5ml or 20ml dropper bottles and transfer the oils or buy our disposable or glass pipettes

Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
Essential oils should be avoided in pregnancy due to their possible skin sensitising effects.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.



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