Davana EO

Artemisia pallens Wall. ex DC.

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Davana essential oil is first and foremost an oil with an aroma that remains powerful, even when highly diluted. Its aroma is exceptionally rich, diffusive and very fruity/boozy, and sweetly herbaceous

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Selected size SKU:280-016 - Davana 15 ml (1/2 oz) (w/ orifice reducer)

1 ml (1/30 oz)
$4.25
5 ml (1/6 oz)
$19.50
15 ml (1/2 oz)
$44.00
30 ml (1 oz)
$76.50
59.14 ml (2 oz)
$134.75
118.29 ml (4 oz)
$240.75
236.58 ml (8 oz)
$432.50
473.17 ml (16 oz)
$785.50
1 kg (2 1/5 lb)
$1,559.75
$4.25
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Product Overview

Davana essential oil is first and foremost an oil with an aroma that remains powerful, even when highly diluted. Its aroma is exceptionally rich, diffusive and very fruity/boozy, and sweetly herbaceous with warm wood undertones and a slight camphoraceous note. This specialty essential oil is used in perfumery for its unique aroma and its extremely tenacious character.

Artemisia pallens is an aromatic herb indigenous to southern India[1] where Davana blossoms are offered in daily rituals to Lord Shiva. Davanone, a sesquiterpene ketone, is the dominant molecule responsible for both the aroma and diffusive intensity of Davana oil.

Given its potency and typically high ketone percentages, Davana oil should be used in extremely small concentrations within aromatherapy or perfumery blends. Sue Clarke, author of Essential Chemistry for Aromatherapy, agrees with many others in the field that ketones should be used mindfully (at a maximum of 2%), not for prolonged periods of time, and not at all during pregnancy.[2]

1 Wells, F.V. and Marcel Billot. Perfumery Technology Art:Science:Industry, 2nd ed., 1981, p. 77.

2 Clarke, Sue. Essential Chemistry for Aromatherapy, 2nd ed., 2008, pp. 68-9.

3 Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin, 1960, p. 213.

4 Tisserand, Robert and Rodney Young. Essential Oil Safety, 2nd ed., 2014, pp. 267-8.

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Customer Reviews

Amazing artemisia

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I love the artemisia family, but had not heard of this species. So I bought some and am glad I did! The smell is just amazing. It makes me really energized and happy.

Review by Diana 12/15/2020

Gorgeous smell.

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Davana is an herb, but it yields an amazing scented oil that smells of fruit... I am reminded of juicy peaches and raspberry, with a very slight minty undertone. This could be marvelous in quite a number of scent blends.

Review by David Lincoln 6/15/2020

Davana

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This oil gets more exquisite with age!! Beautiful!!

Review by Greentara Botanicals 6/19/2019

Powerful !!

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I have this Davana in a 5% alcohol solution ... very powerful and almost can not be mastered in a mixture, be careful if you do not want to overwhelm a perfume with this powerful davana .. in low doses it smells of dry red wine, narcotic aroma Sweet nuts very concentrated .. is a soft note in Black XS men by Paco Rabanne .. I like but retired. LOL

Review by Juan Manuel 8/2/2018

Where has this aroma been my whole life?

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I’m in love

Review by Shevah 6/17/2018

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