Ylang Ylang Essential Oil – Cananga odorata – is steam distilled of the 2nd pressing from the aromatic flowers of the semi-tropical Ylang Ylang tree.
These beautiful aromatic trees are found growing in sub-tropical regions of the Indian Ocean, with oil produced in Madagascar and Mauritius.
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil is a very bold floral oil, a lovely addition to a pulse point perfume for evenings, blended with citrus oils to bring a sharp, citrus note to a very rich aroma. Ylang Ylang oil adds an exquisitely sweet and spicy flavour blended with Clove Bud essential oil for a dramatic effect vaporised through the home.
Ylang Ylang oil can be said to have interesting benefits for the body and soul, often noted as an aphrodisiac or ‘essential oil of love’. Heritage Oils best selling blend for Valentine’s Day was the blend of Ylang Ylang with other exotic aromas to bring a sense of exotica to the home and private rooms.
This exquisite and popular oil is used in aromatherapy as an anti-depressant, helping to relax the body with an uplifting effect on mood, strengthening the nervous system in times of severe stress.
This oil is quite strong and potent so not necessarily everyone’s favourite. It is an oil to try in a diffuser first to make sure you like the deep floral note.
Keep your oil in a cool dry place below 30°, keep out of the reach of children and not to be taken. For use if pregnant seek advice from your Aromatherapist.
Major plant chemical compounds: Linalool, geranyl acetate, caryophyllene, benzyl acetate, methyl benzoate and other sesquiterpenes.
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If you are a Scorpio, you are more likely to be attracted to Ylang Ylang.
Ylang Ylang is attracted to the Sacral Chakra, Base Chakra, Heart Chakra and Solar Plexus Chakra