Ravintsare – Essential oil

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Ravintsare – Essential oil 


Format: 5 ml 

Certified pure  

Origin: Madagascar 


This oil, with its fresh and pleasant fragrance, is obtained by distilling the leaves of the camphor tree. It allows you to recharge your batteries when you are physically tired.1 It is considered essential during the cold season! It is very useful for purifying the air.   

A study2 carried out in 2020 studied the antibacterial activity and the mechanism of action of ravintsara oil (Cinnamomum camphora). The main components of this essential oil were identified as linalool (26.6%), eucalyptol (16.8%), α-terpineol (8.7%), isoborneol (8.1%), β-phellandrene (5.1%), and camphor (5.0%). The essential oil has demonstrated good antibacterial activity on various bacteria, such as: MRSA, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus faecalis, Bacillus subtilis, Salmonella gallinarum and Escherichia coli.  

Without a doubt, an oil to incorporate in your winter kit! 


Recipes & Impressions - Yours  


Veronique T.: "Ravintsara essential oil with Eucalyptus diffusion, wonderful! " 

Marie-Michelle S.:  "Fantastic. I sent some Ravintsara to my sister who always has cold sores, she is overwhelmed! It was so effective: as soon as it tingled, she applied and paff, nothing developed." 


My properties: 


Antibacterial, antiviral, anticatarrhal, purifying, circulatory, energizing, balancing, expectorant, oxygenating, tonic. 




Olfaction, Diffusion, Bath, Oral use, Skin application. 


My botanical name: Cinnamomum camphora t.s. 

My family: Lauraceae 

My color: Colorless to pale yellow 

My odor: Fresh, sweet, balsamic 

Synergy: Clove, Lavender, Peppermint. 



  • Before using any product containing essential oils, please check and follow the precautions, warnings and contraindications. 

  • Before using an essential oil, if in doubt, here is a tolerance test that allows you to check your sensitivity to essential oils. Simply place 3 drops of the essential oil mixture in the hollow of the elbow or wrist and wait a few minutes for a topical reaction, or up to 48 hours for an allergic reaction. Caution: do not use essential oils that are said to be dermocaustic or phototoxic, as they may cause burns on the skin.

  • Do not apply them pure on the skin or on the mucous membranes.

  • Avoid any contact with the eyes.

  • Respect the recommended doses.

  • Keep out of reach of children.  


Note: the properties, indications and methods of use are taken from reference books or websites in aromatherapy. They are regularly found there and for many confirmed by observations in scientific environment. However, this information is given for information purposes only, and in no way constitutes medical information, nor does it engage our responsibility. For any use in a therapeutic purpose, consult a health professional.  


Notice: although natural, essential oils are active products that require responsible handling. In no case will Maison Jacynthe be held responsible for the consequences of an incorrect or careless application of these products or the methods presented.  




1. https://www.doctissimo.fr/sante/aromatherapie/guide-huiles-essentielles/huile-essentielle-de-ravintsare

2. Presl Jiali Chen, Cailin Tang, Rongfei Zhang, Shaoxia Ye, Zhimin Zhao, Yuquan Huang, Xinjun Xu, Wenjian Lan, Depo Yang Metabolomics analysis to evaluate the antibacterial activity of the essential oil from the leaves of Cinnamomum camphora (Linn.)  J Ethnopharmacol 2020 May 10; 253:112652.  Doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2020.112652. Epub 2020 Feb.6. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32035880/

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