ylang ylang

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 […]
April 7, 2018
repellent

Repellent

Many essential oils and herbs have shown repellent action against a variety of bugs and pests. Repellent Herb and Essential Oil Recipes Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  This […]
April 9, 2018
anxiety

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 10, 2018
caribbean

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

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 acetate

Benzyl Acetate

Benzyl acetate is an ester as found in jasmine and ylang ylang. It has a sweet aroma useful in perfumery. It also attracts orchid bees. Esters are formed from the combination of acids and alcohols. Links to Plants Containing Benzyl Acetate   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a […]
April 18, 2018
Benzyl Benzoate

Benzyl Benzoate

Benzyl benzoate is an ester found in benzoin and ylang ylang. It can also be found in jasmine absolute. It is on the World Health Organization list of essential oils and has been used to treat scabies, lice, and as an insecticide. Esters are formed from the combination of acids […]
April 19, 2018
caryophyllene

Caryophyllene / Carlophyllene / Beta Carlophyllene

Caryophyllene is a sesquiterpene found in basil, black pepper, clove, geranium, hops, lavender, star anise, sweet thyme, tobacco, cannabis, coriander, litsea, ginger, camphor, spearmint, pine, orange, sage, ginseng, catnip, and ylang ylang.  Alpha-Caryophyllene is found in hops, hemp, geranium, and rosemary.  Beta-Caryophyllene is found in black pepper, catnip, ylang-ylang, hemp, […]
April 25, 2018

Phenethyl Alcohol / Benzyl Carbinol

Phenethyl alcohol is found in rose, neroli, ylang ylang, and geranium.  Alcohols are the most therapeutically beneficial type of component in an essential oil, and have a low toxicity for safer use with fragile populations (like the elderly).  Alcohols can be sensitizing when oxidized, so proper storage is important. Links to Plants […]
August 17, 2018
benzyl acetate

Ylang ylang

January 3, 2019

Sedative / Calming

Certain herbs and essential oils can have a calming effect, lowering blood pressure, and promoting a sense of relaxation and peace. Calming Recipes Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  […]