Sweet, warm, and comforting. The soothing aroma of Davana is like the first sip of a warm cup of tea. Use this oil to curb occasional stress and promote a positive outlook. Davana essential oil helps bring balance and tranquility to your environment. It is perfect as an uplifting perfume, or as part of your beauty routine.
Davana may be new to Young Living, but it’s not new to the essential oil world. It is highly valuable as a perfume due to its rich and fruity aroma. Davana has the ability to adapt and produce a slightly different scent on different people. It is a wonderful essential oil to have in your collection.
Davana Essential Oil
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Historical Uses for Davana Essential Oil
The delicate Davana flowers and silvery leaves were traditionally used in garlands in Indian religious ceremonies. It has a long history of medicinal uses beginning in India. Davana only made its appearance as an essential oil when it was coveted by the perfume industry in the late 20th century.
- Davana is a member of the daisy family, native to southern India
- It shares genes with helichrysum, goldenrod, and roman chamomile
- Its preferred location to grow is beneath sandalwood trees
- Davana oil is often used as a flavoring in foods such as baked goods, beverages, and even tobacco
- Davan contains more than 50 chemicals compounds, the strongest being the sesquiterpene davanone
Aroma and Tips for Blending
- The aroma of Davana is incredibly rich and sweet, with woodsy undertones
- Davana is considered a middle note when blending with other oils
- It blends well with top notes like bergamot and lavender, or base notes such as vetiver and patchouli
- Use Davana sparingly in blends
- Davana contains high levels of ketones, so it should be used in small quantities
- Davana essential oil can be used for topical and aromatic applications
- Dilute with a carrier oil at a 50-50 ratio when applying to the skin
- This essential oil is gentle and safe for most users. Avoid if pregnant or nursing
- Do not take Davana internally
- It has antibacterial and antifungal properties
Tips & Recipes for Using Davana Essential Oil
- Apply to the wrists or behind the ears for a delightful perfume experience
- Diffuse 1-2 drops to bring more peace and serenity into your home
- Add 1-2 drops to your favorite unscented moisturizer and apply to freshly washed skin
- Combine with a carrier oil and apply to the chest for respiratory support
- Mix with Epsom salts and add to a warm bath
Davana is a wonderful substitute for Tea Tree, Manuka, Kunzea, and Frankincense in skin care recipes. It is the perfect complement to your beauty routine.
- Substitute 1-2 drops of Davana for the essential oils in the following beauty recipes:
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