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

de Groot, Anton C. MD, PhD; Schmidt, Erich

doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000241

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.

From acdegroot publishing, Wapserveen, The Netherlands.

Address reprint requests to Anton C. de Groot, MD, PhD, acdegroot publishing, Schipslootweg 5, 8351 HV Wapserveen, The Netherlands. E-mail:

The authors have no funding or conflicts of interest to declare.

Anton de Groot and Erich Schmidt are the authors of the book Essential oils: Contact Allergy and Chemical Composition (CRC Press Taylor and Francis, USA, 2016, ISBN 9781482246407), to which they refer in this article.

© 2017 American Contact Dermatitis Society
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