Ho Wood – Ravintsara (Cinnamomum camphora)


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Ho Wood Essential Oil, also known as Ravintsara, has recently been used as a replacement for Rosewood Essential Oil because of its similar chemical properties and applications.

Ho wood essential oil, also known as white camphor is generally extracted from the leaves of the Cinnamonum Camphora tree found in South East Asia.

It has mysterious mood enhancing properties. For example, it is said to be aphrodisiac. It is a natural anti-depressant and is considered to be emotionally uplifting and calming to the mind.

Blends Well With

Bay Laurel (Laurus Nobilis)
Bergamot (Citrus bergamia)
Black Pepper (Piper nigrum)
Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum)
Cedarwood Himalayan (Cedrus deodara)
Chamomile – Roman (Anthemis nobilis)
Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea)
Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens)
Eucalyptus – Australiana (Eucalyptus radiata)
Frankincense (Boswellia serrata)
Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens)
Grapefruit Pink (Citrus paradisi)
Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
Lemon (Citrus limon)
Mandarin (Citrus reticulata)
Marjoram Sweet (Origanum majorana)
Pine (Pinus sylvestris)
Plai (Zingiber cassumunar)
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
Sandalwood – Australian (Santalum spicatum)
Sandalwood – Indian (Santalum album)
Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)

Aromatic Families

Medicinal, Woody


Fresh, diffusive, sweet-spicy, cineolic aroma with a eucalyptus-like medicinal top note.

Aromatic Note



May cause breathing problems in young children.

High cineole content can cause CNS and breathing problems in young children – do not apply to or near the face of infants or children. Maximum dermal use level of 0.4% is recommended by the IFRA. Dilute before using. A patch test should be performed before use for those with sensitive skin.

Additional information

Bottle Size

5mL, 10mL, 50mL, 100mL

Important Notes: Information on the traditional uses and properties of herbs and essential oils are provided on this site for historical and educational purposes only, and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before self-administering herbs or essential oils.

We supply all of the raw ingredients you need to make your own herbal teas, blends, incenses, etc. They are not packaged with instructions. By selling them in this simple format we can provide them to you at the best possible price. Please reference this page for any instructions. If in doubt, feel free to Contact Us.

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