Malagasy endemic plant, the ravensare is part of the lauraceae family. It is an evergreen tree that can reach 20 meters in height, which grows in the forests of central and eastern Madagascar, between 700 and 800 meters above sea level. It has elliptical leaves 5-10 cm long and 2-5 cm wide. They are dark green above. Its bark is reddish-brown, and its green, campanulate flowers measure 2 to 3 mm in diameter, and are grouped in axillary panicles.
Originally from Madagascar, Ravensara aromatica is commonly called "hovozo" in Malagasy which means "aromatic tree".
Appearance: clear liquid
Color: colorless to pale yellow
Odor: slightly spicy, anise, fresh
Distilled parts: Bark
Country of production: Madagascar
Density: 0.87 to 0.90
Estrogen-like (emmenagogue, galactogen)
Rheumatic and joint pain
Sciatica, herniated disc
Amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, menstrual pain, menopause, premenopause
Atmospheric diffusion in prevention of ENT infections
In an aromatic bath (use a dispersant), to relieve stress, nervousness, muscle or joint fatigue
It helps to decompress with finesse, preferably in olfaction and diffusion, but it can also accompany a de-stressing massage diluted in vegetable oil.
Invitation to relaxation, a change of scenery, to let go.
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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