ylang-ylang

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ylang-ylang

(ē`läng-ē`läng), perfume oil obtained by distillation of the fragrant flowers of Cananga odorata, a large tropical Asian tree of the custard-apple family. The oil is highly valued for soaps, cosmetics, and expensive perfumes, particularly in what are known as Oriental blends.
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Reviewed and predicted activities for metabolites (112-117 and A112-A117) represented in supplementary Table 5, and demonstrated activities isomers (113a,b) isolated from Cananga odorata.
Effects of plant growth regulators on callus induction from Cananga odorata flower petal explants.
Research: Investigators initiated a double-blind, randomized, parallel-group, placebo-controlled study in order to evaluate the effect of orally self-administered Slim339, which is a proprietary fixed combination of Garcinia cambogia extract with calcium pantothenate (standardized for the content of hydroxycitric acid and pantothenic acid) and extracts of Matricaria chamomilla, Rosa damascena, Lavandula officinalis and Cananga odorata, on body weight in overweight and obese volunteers.