Davana Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Artemisia pallens
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Leaves and flowers
Note Classification: Base
Aroma: Rich, sweet, fruity.
Largest Producing Countries:
Traditional Use: In India the blossoms of the plant are used as an offering to Shiva.
Properties: Antiseptic, antiviral, aphrodisiac, disinfectant, emmenagogue, expectorant, nervine, sedative, vulnerary
Benefits: Anxiety, colds, coughs, dry skin, infections, menstrual problems, stress, wounds. Using davana in a diffuser takes advantage of the disinfectant properties of the oil. It adds a sweet interesting note to a blend.
Blends Well With: Amyris, bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, chamomile, jasmine, mandarin, neroli, orange, patchouli, rose, sandalwood, spikenard, tangerine, tuberose, vanilla, ylang ylang
Of Interest: When applied topically this oil is thought to give off a different aroma for individual people. Because of this is it used to make individualistic perfume blends that have a rich aroma.
Safety Data: Avoid while pregnant.
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.