Botanical Name: Artemisia pallens
Plant Part: Stems and Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Davana is a small plant with the oil coming from the stems and leaves.
Color: Dark green to reddish-brownish green viscous liquid.
Common Uses: Davana Essential Oil is popular in the perfumery industry where it is capable of making a scent unique to the individual. It also has some history in aromatherapy as being a fantastic aphrodisiac and as an agent to combat anxiety. Davana Oil is also regarded as being anti-infectious, soothing to dry rough skin, and stimulating to the endocrine system.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Davana Essential Oil can be easily blended, but the end result may be different on different users. Davana should be blended to suit individuals.
Aromatic Scent: Davana Essential Oil is a difficult oil to describe because it is capable of smelling very different on each individual. The feedback tends to alternate between masculine floral scents through to a woodsy, balsamic odor.
History: Each day, in India, the faithful offer Davana blossoms to Shiva. The flowers remain on his altar throughout the day and are removed in the evening.
Cautions: Davana Essential Oil is believed to be non-toxic and non-irritating. Nonetheless, it should not be used on broken skin, and consumers should be active in pursuing additional information as it becomes available.