Saro might not be the most popular essential oil out there, but it certainly shouldn’t be overlooked. It has a strong medicinal aroma with just a hint of citrus. In addition to helping boost your immune system and helping clear your airways, it’s also uplifting when life’s worries have you down. Saro Essential Oil is steam distilled from the leaves of Saro trees found on the coast of Madagascar. It is called “Mandravasarotra” by the locals, which translates “which keeps the bad things away”. This tree is definitely aptly named! Because it has a high 1,8 Cineole content, this versatile essential oil is useful for a number of things.
Let’s learn more about this amazing essential oil and check out our top uses for it.
Saro Essential Oil
Latin name: Cinnamosma fragrans
Aroma Description: Strong, medicinal aroma with a hint of citrus.
- Helps to boost the immune system and keep germs at bay.
- Diffuse or use in a personal inhaler to help support the respiratory system and aid with breathing.
- When diluted in a carrier oil, it can help soothe skin irritation or sore muscles.
- It can also help uplift and revitalize while reducing the feelings of worry.
Directions for use
Dilute to 1% in your favorite carrier oil or lotion and apply to your chest to help support the respiratory system. Use 3-4 drops in your aromatherapy diffuser or use in a personal inhaler. Diffusing it throughout the day can be invigorating to the senses, help reduce worry, and ease respiratory concerns.
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Helps You Breathe Clear
One of the best uses available for Saro essential oil is to help with breathing and respiratory support. One of the easiest ways to take advantage of these benefits is to steam. Take a pot of water and heat it up, but don’t let it boil. Add just one drop of Saro and breathe in the steam. Don’t worry, one drop is all you need. If you prefer other methods, you can also create a chest rub! Add two drops of Saro and two drops of Lavender to two teaspoons of your favorite carrier oil and massage on your chest. And if Eucalyptus is your usual go-to for respiratory concerns, try mixing it up with Saro!
Free and Clear Inhaler Blend
Breathe Easy Inhaler Blend
Keeps the Bad Stuff Away
It’s all in the name! Saro really does help keep the bad stuff away. If it’s that time of year when it feels like germs and illnesses are everywhere, this is a good oil to have on hand. It has excellent germ-fighting properties and also boosts your immune system. Talk about double-duty!
Soothes Skin and Muscles
Sometimes our body needs a little TLC. Whether you have a patch of irritated skin or you’re dealing with sore muscles after a workout, this oil can help. For everyday use, dilute Saro with other skin-loving essential oils in your favorite carrier oil to create a nice, topical blend. Consider blending with Marjoram Sweet, Juniper Berry, or Eucalyptus Dives.
Invigorates Your Morning
And last but not certainly not least, Saro is an excellent oil for its invigorating aroma. It can help give you that pep in your step as you start your day. This is especially helpful for those of us who are not morning people. In addition to rejuvenating your senses, it can help reduce feelings of worry and give you a boost when you’re feeling down.
What are your favorite ways to use Saro Essential Oil? Share in the comments below!