Davana essential oil, from India, has a green, penetrating, herbal-balsamic aroma. The low lasting notes are animal and sensual. Very tenacious, this rare oil has tremendous unrealized potential.
|County of Origin||India|
|Therapeutic Properties||Anti-anxiety, anti-depressant, anti-septic, anti-viral, cicatrisant, disinfectant, emmenagogic, expectorant, insect repellent, vermifuge, wound healing|
|Chemical Family||Esters, Ketones, Sesquiterpenes|
|Approx. Shelf Life||8 years|
|Method of Extraction||Steam Distilled|
|Blends well with||Neroli, Geranium, Grapefruit, Cedar wood, Caraway, Coriander, Chamomile|
History: This plant is botanically known as Artemisia Pallens and it has been in use in India for religious purposes since time immemorial. There, the fresh flowers of Davana are offered to Lord Shiva, perhaps as a token of identification of its medicinal properties. The chief components of Davana Essential Oil are a ketone called davanone, linalool, few terpenoids and davana ether.
Mode of Administration: Bath, diffusor, douche, massage, mist spray.
Safety: This oil is not toxic, but can cause irritations and therefore should be avoided by pregnant women. Has high ketones so use with caution.