Essential Oil Guide - R

Ravensara (Ravensara aromatica) has a spicy fresh camphoraceous scent. It is a powerful remedy for cold symptoms and congestion, and can help boost immunity and prevent illness. Ravensara essential oil has been traditionally used to cleanse wounds, cuts, scrapes as well as common skin conditions like chapped skin and cold sores. It may also help with fungal problems including skin and nail bed issues. As a relaxant, Ravensara can reduce muscle spasms, cramps and nervous tension. It is emotionally rejuvenating, inducing feelings of peace and tranquillity which can promote restful sleep.


Rose (Rosa damascena) has an exquisite, rich floral fragrance that helps relieve stress and nervous tension, boost confidence, self-esteem and mental strength. This essential oil is excellent for skin care, particularly for mature, dry, or sensitive skin, to reduce the appearance of scars and wrinkles, tone, firm and moisturize the skin. Rose works to balance hormones and support female reproductive health by relieving cramping, nausea, pain and fatigue related to menstruation. It is commonly thought of as an aphrodisiac.


Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) has a strong, fresh, herbaceous aroma. It has a stimulating effect on the brain, improving cognitive function by increasing concentration, focus, clarity, and memory retention. Rosemary essential oil is commonly seen in hair care products that relieve dryness and flakiness associated with dandruff. It also stimulates the hair follicles which may promote hair growth and overall health. When used for skin care, Rosemary can improve skin hydration and elasticity while reducing irritation and excessive oil production. It also helps soothe tired muscles, fortifies healthy immune and respiratory systems, stimulating circulation.