Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
Scientific Name: Cananga Odorata
Origin Country: Madagascar
Composition of Oil: Linalool, Geranyl Acetate, Farnesol, Geraniol, Geranial, Benzyl Acetate, Eugenol, Methyl Chavicol, Pinene, Beta-Caryophyllene, Farnasene
Plant Part: Flowers
Scent: Exotic, Floral, Sweet, and slightly fFuity
Color: Clear with a Yellow Tinge
Perfumery Note: Middle/Base
Initial Aroma Strength: Medium - Strong
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil - Description
Ylang Ylang means “the flower of flowers” owing to its scent. Ylang Ylang Essential Oil emits a sweet, floral, and uplifting aroma that may make you feel relaxed and calm. Ylang Ylang Essential Oil blends well with many of the citrusy, floral, and woody aromas of Bergamot, Sandalwood, Orange, Patchouli, Rose, and Lavender essential oils. The use of this oil in aromatherapy is known to have effects on our mind and is believed to relieve us of depression and anxiety. Blending it with Lavender, Peppermint, and Orange may help boost your energy, focus, and concentration.
Historically, Ylang Ylang Essential Oil is believed to treat cold, coughs, headaches, insomnia, muscle tension, athlete’s foot, etc. It has been in use to heal dry skin conditions and might help with hair growth too.
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Uses
The application of Ylang Ylang Oil directly on the skin is not recommended. It can be applied to the skin by diluting it with a suitable carrier oil like Jojoba oil or Sweet Almond oil.
A few drops can also be added into a diffuse or vaporizer for aromatherapy, or a bath can be taken by adding a few drops in the water.
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Caution: Beware of excessive use as it may lead to nausea and headaches. For topical use, always dilute the oil with a carrier oil. We do not suggest the internal use of any essential oils. Keep it out of children’s reach. It is not recommended for a pregnant woman without a proper prescription by a specialist.