aphrodisiac

April 4, 2018

Aphrodisiac

Aphrodisiac substances may promote passion and sexual arousal. Here is a link to an interesting review of aphrodisiac herbs written by Cathy Wong, ND:  Devil’s Claw and Other Natural Aphrodisiacs Aphrodisiac Recipes Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with […]
May 5, 2018

Carrot Seed (Daucus carrota) Research

Latin Name: Daucus carrota Family: Apiaceae People have used carrot seed oil as a diuretic, to help with indigestion, for kidney complaints, menstrual pains, as a cardiac relaxant, and as an antispasmodic. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief […]
May 10, 2018
apiole

Dill (Anethum graveolens) Research

Latin Name: Anethum graveolens Family: Apiaceae The dill plant is a diuretic that has shown to offer relief of menstrual pains. Studies have also demonstrated it may have a hypolipidemic and hypoglycemic effect.  It has also been used as a folk remedy for digestive issues and oral inflammation. RESEARCH The listings of […]
May 14, 2018

Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) Research

Latin Name: Ginkgo biloba  Family: Ginkgoaceae The ginkgo herb is most researched for its memory enhancing strengths.  It may also help with altitude sickness and glaucoma, but more research is necessary.  Now if I could only remember how to spell ginkgo! The listings of research below represent a compilation of […]
June 1, 2018
benzyl acetate

Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorato) Research

Latin Name: Cananga odorata Family: Annonaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action.  This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
July 10, 2018

Melissa / Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) Research

Latin Name: Melissa officinalis Family: Lamiaceae This plant of the mint family has been traditionally used to help calm the mind and reduce insomnia.  Multiple human studies have shown it has potential in reducing anxiety and depression and in improving memory and cognition.  Lemon balm is also know to help […]
July 17, 2018

Jasmine

July 17, 2018
Benzyl Benzoate

Jasmine (Jasminum grandiflorum) Research

Latin Name: Jasminum grandiflorum Family: Oleaceae Jasmine has been used as a folk remedy for skin and stomach ulcers, to help reduce lactation and increase menstruation, as an aphrodisiac, to improve mood, and as a topical antifungal (Tomar, 2018).  It has shown in vitro to have antimicrobial actions, with potential […]
July 18, 2018

Rose

July 18, 2018

Rose (Rosa damascena) Research

Latin Name: Rosa damascena Family: Rosaceae A few dozen research articles were found on R. damascena.  Multiple human studies found the aroma to help reduce both anxiety, pain, and possibly migraine headache pain.  Additional studies attributed the intake of extracts with reduced menstrual pain.  A mouthwash with the extract may […]
August 10, 2018
passionflower

Passion Flower

August 17, 2018
benzyl acetate

Ylang ylang