Ylang Ylang Essential Oil – Cananga odorata – is steam distilled of the 2nd pressing from the aromatic flowers of the semi-tropical Ylang Ylang tree.
The beautiful aromatic Ylang Ylang trees 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 essential 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 bedroom.
This exquisite and popular oil is used in aromatherapy as an anti-depressant, helping to relax the body with an uplifting effect on mood.
Ylang Ylang is a mild antiseptic and when placed on a wound has been documented as reducing microbial growth although this requires further research.
Yang Ylang can have an 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° away from the reach of children. Do not ingest this oil. 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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