Ravensara aromatica (2532) has a penetrating, herbaceous scent, similar to eucalyptus. This oil has strong antiviral properties and is an excellent support for the body in cases of colds, flu, glandular fever, cold sores, shingles, etc. It stimulates the immune system, and is excellent at the beginning of an illness or when feeling rundown. Try it as an after-shower rub mixed with witch hazel or aloe vera. It is also useful for muscle fatigue and joint pain. Ravensara soothes anxiety and stress, and has uplifting properties.