(Cananga odorata, steam distilled, organic)
Ylang Ylang is sensual, warming, calming, and balancing. It contains antiseptic compounds and is good for skin conditions and hair. It also helps to balance circulation and blood pressure.
Ylang Ylang means “flower of flowers.” Indonesia people would spread these delicate and sweet-smelling flower petals on the bed of a newly married couple. Ylang Ylang is considered to be an aphrodisiac because it is simultaneously sedating as well as stimulating. Inhaling its aroma can bring thoughts of a luxurious tropical island getaway! As an essential oil, it has been credited with aiding in the treatment of frigidity and impotence.
This essential oil has a calming effect on the psyche helping to calm frayed nerves and has been known to aid in stress reduction. It’s especially useful when nervous tension, anger, and anxiety are present. Ylang Ylang is often considered to have anti-depressant qualities. This essential oil can be quite soothing, and as such, is excellent to use when relaxation is needed. A drop or two of Ylang Ylang in a diffuser at bedtime is said to be helpful in treating insomnia.
Flowers picked in the early morning hours when they are at their most fragrant.
Heavy, Sweet, Exotic – Ylang Ylang has a somewhat spicy aroma that has been called hypnotic and euphoric.
Blends Well With
Bergamot, Clove Bud, Lavender Fine, Lemon, Rose Bulgaria, and Sandalwood.
For external use only. Not for use during pregnancy. Do not use near eyes or mucous membranes. Dilute before applying topically. Keep out of reach of children. Due to immune stimulating properties, Ylang Ylang Essential Oil should not be used topically on people who have an autoimmune disease.