Davana Oil (Artemesia pallens)

Davana is native to India and belongs to the aster (Asteraceae syn. Compositae) plant family.

It is a small plant that grows up to approximately 60cm in height and bears silvery-grey to blue leaves and many small yellow flowers.

The essential oil is obtained from the leaves and flowering tops by steam distillation.

Davana oil is a dark yellow to brown liquid with a sweet and fruity aroma. Its main constituents are davanone and linalool.

This oil is