Davana Essential Oil
Davanna is a leafy green plant, which has tiny, puffy yellow flowers.
- Botanical Family: Asteraceae
- Other Common Names: None
- Part of Plant Used: Leaves/Stems/Flowers
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: Davana is typically sold as an essential oil, but can be available as a C02 extract.
- Chemistry: Davana is comprised of ketones (cis-davanone), sesquiterpenes (bicyclogermacrene) and esters (ethyl (E)-cinnamate).
- Digestive: supports the digestive tract with affinity towards relieving nausea, indigestion, and nervous stomach conditions
- Musculoskeletal: pain relief for muscular or joint aches and pains
- Nervous System: calming for stress, anxiety, nervous tension, and depression
- Reproductive: helps to regulate menstruation and provides some symptom relief
- Respiratory: supports the respiratory tract and can help with colds and the flu
- Skin: beneficial for the skin particularly for wound healing
- Spiritual: supports the Root Chakra associated with security, survival, basic needs, grounding, and supports the Sacral Chakra with the emotions, sensuality, and creativity
- Scent Profile: Mid to base note with a strong, fruity aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Davana can last up to 128 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Fruity
- Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Carrot Seed, Cistus, Clary Sage, Clove, Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavandin, Lavender, Mandarin, Neroli, Orange, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Rose, Sandalwood, Spikenard, Tangerine, Vanilla, Vetiver, and Ylang Ylang
- None known
Products Using Davana Essential Oil
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.