When should Ylang Ylang not be taken?
What contraindications does essential oil of Ylang-ylang have?
- Pregnant women or during breastfeeding: Ylang ylang essential oil should not be used by pregnant women or during breastfeeding. Its safety on pregnancy is not known and in addition to nausea, it can have other adverse effects.
- Children under 6 years of age or without medical supervision: Home treatments with essential oil should not be applied to children without medical supervision. Adverse effects may occur at children under 6 years.
- People with hypersensitivity to essential oil.
- Treatments with anticoagulants: treatments with essential oil should not be combined with anticoagulant medicines or anticoagulant plants.
The combination may increase the effects of other drugs for the heart, thrombi or for coagulation. This is due to the antiaggregant effects of eugenol. Check with your doctor if you have questions about your treatment.
- Dermatitis: The essential oil in certain doses can cause dermatitis or irritation by direct contact. In high doses, the essential oil is very irritating and can cause blisters or burns.
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26 November, 2019