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5 Most Potent Anti-fungal Properties Essential Oils +Research & EO Recipe

Five aromatic constituents of essential oils (cineole, citral, geraniol, linalool and menthol) were tested against twelve fungi (three yeast-like and nine filamentous). The citral and geraniol oils were the most effective (inhibiting all twelve fungi), followed by linalool (inhibiting ten fungi), cineole and menthol (each of which inhibited seven fungi) compounds. Both the citral and geraniol containing oils are classified as aldehydes - the cleaners of aromatherapy. Citral (inhibits 12 fungi) is an aroma compound used frequently in the perfume industry for its citrus effect. It’s also used as a food flavor and  to fortify the effects of lemon oil. Additional to Citral’s potent anti fungal qualities, it is frequently used as an insecticide. It is also a great fat burner and excellent...

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