cananga odorata

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cananga odorata
Used Part.

The flowers.

Active Principles.

Essential oil (2%) with linalol, geraniol, Farnesol, cadineno, p - cresol, eugenol. Formic acid, benzoic acid, salicylic.

Drug Action.

Sympatholytic, spasmolytic, hypotensive, a bronchodilator, soothing, antiseptic, antiiflamatorio, Carmine, emenagogo.


Anxiety, insomnia, hypertension, tachycardia, bronchitis, emphysema, asthma, gastrointestinal spasm.

It is currently used primarily in perfumery.


Unless otherwise indicated, we recommend not to prescribe essential oils through internal during pregnancy, lactation, children under six years or patients with gastritis, gastric ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, hepatopathy, epilepsy, Parkinson's or other diseases neurological.

Side Effects.

It is a nerve because of the presence of alkaloids bencilisoquinoleínicos.

Perfumery products which include essential oil of Ylang - Ylang can cause contact dermatitis.

Caution / Poisoning.

Do not administer, or topically applied to people with respiratory allergies or known hypersensitivity to this or other essential oils.

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Essential oil: 1 - 4 drops, one to three times a day.


British Herbal Pharmacopoeia. Vol. I. Bournemouth, Dorset: British Herbal Medical Association, 1990, pp. 85 - 6.

James, A; Duke, Ph. D. Handbook of Medicinal Herbs. 5. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, 1987, pp. 95; 518; 551.

Paris, RR; Moyse, M. Summary of Matter Médicale. Take II. Paris: Masson, 1967, p. 162.

Peris, JB; Stübing, G; Vanaclocha, B. Applied Fitoterapia. Valencia: M. I. Official College of Pharmacists, 1995, p. 190.

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