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Davana Essential Oil

Davana Oil

Botanical Name

Artemisia pallens

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Plant Part Typically Used

Flowers

Color

Burnt Orange

Consistency

Thick

Perfumery Note

Base

Strength of Initial Aroma

Medium

Aromatic Description

Rich, sweet, fruity, slightly woody with a hint of vanilla and a subtle camphorous note.

Davana Oil Uses

Anxiety, wound healing, antiseptic, coughs, induces menstruation. [Sylla Sheppard-Hanger, The Aromatherapy Practitioner Reference Manual (Tampa, FL: Atlantic Institute of Aromatherapy, 1994), 121.]

Major Constituents

(Z)-Davanone
Nerol
Furans
(E)-Davanone
Geraniol
(Z)-Hydroxy-davanone
Isodavanone
Davanic acid
Cinnamyl cinnamate
See Essential Oil Safety for more complete list of constituents.

[B.M. Lawrence, Progress in Essential Oils. (Perfumer & Flavorist 20 no. 1, 1995), 54. Source cited in Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, Essential Oil Safety (Second Edition. United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014), 268.]

Safety Information

Tisserand and Young do not indicate any known hazards for Davana. [Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, Essential Oil Safety (Second Edition. United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014), 268.]

Shelf Life

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