Essential Oils, Part VI: Sandalwood Oil, Ylang-Ylang Oil, and Jasmine Absolute

Dermatitis. Jan/Feb 2017;28(1):14-21. doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000241.

Abstract

In this article, some aspects of sandalwood oil, ylang-ylang oil, and jasmine absolute are discussed including their botanical origin, uses of the plants and the oils and absolute, chemical composition, contact allergy to and allergic contact dermatitis from these essential oils and absolute, and their causative allergenic ingredients.

MeSH terms

  • Aromatherapy
  • Cananga / chemistry*
  • Dermatitis, Allergic Contact / etiology*
  • Humans
  • Jasminum / chemistry*
  • Oils, Volatile / adverse effects
  • Oils, Volatile / pharmacology*
  • Patch Tests
  • Plant Oils / adverse effects
  • Plant Oils / pharmacology*
  • Sesquiterpenes / adverse effects
  • Sesquiterpenes / pharmacology
  • Skin / drug effects*

Substances

  • Oils, Volatile
  • Plant Oils
  • Sesquiterpenes
  • sandalwood oil