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.
- 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 used for hair growth.