ylang ylang

April 9, 2018

Oral Health

Botanical extracts have shown positive research in aiding oral health.  Oral bacteria and fungal infections have been reduced with the essential oils such as lavender, geranium, tea tree, and peppermint, as well as the constituent: thymol as found in thyme. Oral Health Recipes Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research […]
April 9, 2018

Anxiety / Mood / Anti-depressive

Anxiety can be caused by many things.  Over time, these stressors can have a negative physical effect on the body.  Herbs and essential oils have demonstrated sedative and anxiolytic activities in many human studies. Recipes to Help with Anxiety Blog Articles Here’s a fun article about the how stimulating the […]
April 9, 2018

Skin and Wound Health

Many herbs can help with various skin ailments from dry skin, itchy areas, burns, wrinkles, growths, and cuts. Skin conditions can include eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, and more.  For acute situations, consult a Doctor. Wounds When a cut occurs, apply firm pressure with a clean cloth for 15 minutes and elevate […]
April 10, 2018

Caribbean Breeze Diffuser Blend Recipe

This Caribbean Breeze Diffuser Blend Recipe will float you away into a daydream of blue skies, palm tries, and a gentle ocean mist. Caribbean Breeze Diffuser Blend Recipe Ingredients 20 drops of bay essential oil 20 drops of orange essential oil 10 drops of petitgrain essential oil 10 drops of clove […]
April 11, 2018

Floral Relaxation Bath Blend Recipe

Drift your worries away with this floral relaxation bath blend. Floral Relaxation Bath Blend Ingredients 1 drop of Ylang Ylang EO 1 drop of Lavender EO 1 drop of Bergamot EO 1 cup of sea salt 1/2 cup of jojoba oil Floral Relaxation Bath Blend Instructions Mix essential oils with the […]
April 18, 2018

Benzyl salicylate

Benzyl salicylate is a phenolic ester with a musky floral aroma, as found in jasmine, lilac, and carnation.  It may also found in ylang ylang absolute and carnation absolute. Benzyl salicylate may be sensitizing and is restricted by the International Fragrance Association. Links to Plants Containing Benzyl Salicylate RESEARCH The […]
April 20, 2018


Eugenol is a phenol, as found in basil, bay, clove, cinnamon leaf, marjoram, nutmeg, pimento, rose, and ylang ylang.  Clove bud (Eugenia caryophyllata) can be over 75% eugenol. It is a strong antimicrobial, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory, but could be toxic to the liver in excess. Safety concerns Clove oil and the […]
April 20, 2018


Isoeugenol is a phenol derived from eugenol and occurs in ylang ylang, carrot, nutmeg, vetiver, and basil. Links to Plants Containing Isoeugenol Research The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  This compilation of […]
April 20, 2018

Linalool / Beta Linalool / Linalyl Alcohol / Linalyl Oxide

Linalool is an alcohol found in bay, bergamot, coriander, ho wood, basil*, thyme*, lavender, clary sage, sage, cinnamon, petitgrain, rose, niaouli*, sage, neroli, geranium, marjoram, palmarosa, jasmine, ylang, ylang, and rosewood.  Ho wood (Cinnamomun camphora) can be over 98% linalool and the sweet type of basil (Ocimum basilicum) can have […]
April 20, 2018

Methyl Salicylate

Methyl salicylate is an ester found in wintergreen, birch, and ylang-ylang. Esters are formed from the combination of acids and alcohols. Links to Plants Containing Methyl salicylate   Research The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description […]