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ROMANCE OILS – YLANG YLANG
The history of Ylang Ylang is as an aphrodisiac, however with scientific reason.Ylang Ylang helps to induce deep breathing, which relaxes you and reduces anxiety – hence …….
I found this great article on Ylang Ylang and wanted to share:
I especially liked this information:
“6) Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Uses: As a Surface Treatment
Along with oregano, eucalyptus, tea tree oil, cinnamon oil and lemongrass, ylang ylang essential oils has been shown to exhibit potent anti-biofilm activities. Biofilm, the slimy film of bacteria that adheres to slick surfaces is becoming more of a public health concern because of its role in infectious disease and importance in a variety of device-related infections. (source)
Biofilm formation of Staphylococcus aureus is also a mechanisms of drug resistance. Of 83 essential oils that were evaluated in a 2014 study published in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, ylang ylang oil was a Top 3 performer, destroying upwards of 80 % of the biofilm produced by S. aureus. . (source)The implication is that ylang ylang may make a good home-based topical oil for protecting against certain types of bacteria and potentially virus and other microbial organisms”
Application: Add ylang-ylang to your favorite homemade dusting spray and all-purpose cleaners!
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