An exciting compound called geranlol is abundant in the essential oils of rose, ginger, lemon, orange, and lavender. It has neuro-protection and anti-inflammation activities. Geranlol also has an anti-depressant activity-like effect.
A study showed that GE alleviated depression related behaviors of stress induced mice. What this means is that using essential oils that contain the active ingredient geranlol might be a strategy you can try to help your depressive symptoms!
The essential oils or ylang-ylang oil is used in aromatherapy and is believed to also shown to be effective in treating depression, high blood pressure, and anxiety. Many phytochemical studies have identified the constituents present in the essential oils of ylang ylang oil. Recent studies have shown a wide variety of bioactivities exhibited by ylang ylang including antimicrobial, anti-biofilm, anti-inflammatory, anti-vector, insect-repellent, and anti-diabetic,and anti-fertility.. It is critical to understand that ylang ylang is a very useful plant to healthcare..
Dr. Carly is an expert in evidenced based Essential Oil Therapy (EOT) and Integrating medicinal essential oils into health care.