Essence of the Week: Ravensara Aromatica
Ravensara Aromatica is a leaf essence from an evergreen tree in Madagascar. Our essence comes from a wild tree known to the people of Madagascar as a "cure all" and "the oil that heals". Her name is an abbreviation of ravi (leaf) and sara (aromatic) to be called the "aromatic leaf" that she is.
Ravensara Aromatica is anti-viral, is good for mono and Epstein Barr, and helps to fight off infections and help with fatigue. She is great for the respiratory system, asthma, sinus infection, bronchitis, coughs, the flu, and the common cold. The leaves are excellent for digestion and stimulating the gallbladder, as well as for edema, the lymph, and helping with urine flow. For the nervous system, Ravensara Aromatica helps neuro-muscular issues, shingles, chicken pox, and insomnia. She is also wonderful for pain and arthritic conditions like rheumatism. Elderly people really benefit from her healing gifts and she is gentle for pregnant women, labor, and delivery.