Ravintsara essential oil is steam distilled from
the leaves of a tree growing on the island of Madagascar. It has a
soft, herbaceous aroma and is helpful for upper respiratory
complaints and the flu. Ravintsara is used in both chest rubs and
steam inhalation. It is mentally and physically uplifting and is
often used for insomnia and in massage and therapeutic baths to
soothe joints and muscles.