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Lantana essential oil


Lantana essential oil

Lantana camara


The radrika or lantana is a shrub of the verbenaceae family which measures about 60 cm high. This plant can be recognized by its more or less thorny quadrangular stems, its simple oval leaves of a more intense green, sometimes bluish, rough to the touch. It gives off a strongly spicy smell.

Its panicle flowers let burst a profusion of colors, and transform into berries of blackish blue or purplish color.

Origin and history

Native to Central and South America, lantana is also known as Gambier tea, and it is very poisonous, but it has always been used for its medicinal benefits thanks to its antiseptic and antispasmodic properties.

Organoleptic properties

Appearance: mobile liquid

Color: light yellow to orange

Odor: floral, typical and characteristic of davanone

Distilled parts: Flowering tops

Country of production: Madagascar

Density: 0.91

Chemotype / composition

Davanone, Beta caryophyllene, Sabinene


Calming, sedative

Anti-inflammatory, analgesic

Anti-catarrhal, mucolytic, antiviral





Stress, nervous breakdown

Painful periods

Arthritis, rheumatism

Chronic bronchitis, asthma attack


Modes of use

External use only, diluted in a HV (do not use pure): massage or local friction

Atmospheric diffusion 

Possible synergy

In diffusion, with the essential oil of sour cherry, it will help to soothe the nerves.

In massage on the lower abdomen, diluted in an HV, in association with the EO of tarragon, it will relieve the painful rules. Soothes nervous tensions, brings calm and serenity

Energy value and synergy

Soothes nervous tension, brings calm and serenity

Precaution for use

Flammable. Oral use on medical advice. Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. Not recommended for children under 3 and pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not apply to the skin before sun exposure. Food use possible. Do not use pure on the skin.


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