Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

  • Organic YLANG YLANG, “Flower of Flowers”. A strong, sweet, exotic and musky, sensual and alluring.

    Latin Name Cananga odorata
    Family Anonaceae
    Farming Method Certified Organic
    Extraction Method Steam distillation
    Plant Part Blossoms
    Country of Origin Madagascar
  • Used To Help

    CALM and soothe the nerves; lower rapid heart rate and blood pressure; to relieve stress; has a settling effect with shock and grief.

    BALANCE hormones, helping decrease symptoms of PMS and menopause.

    ENHANCE romance, as an aphrodisiac, to promote a healthy sex drive in both women and men. 

    ELEVATE the spirits, helps with the 'blues'.

    REGULATE and normalize sebum production (natural oil secretion) in the skin, helping with such conditions as acne, oily, mature, or dry skin and inflammation.

    PROMOTE hair growth, used in conditions such as alopecia.

    DECREASE hypertension, or high blood pressure

    Methods of Use:

    Diffusion: 1 - 2 drops in 3 - 4 oz, (100 mls) water in your diffuser

    Bath: 3-5 drops max. added to 1 Tablespoon of milk or honey, then mixed into a full tub of water. Soak 20 min. for full effect

    Topical application: must be well diluted, 1 - 3 drops blended in 1 Tablespoon (15 mls) of carrier oil or unscented cream or lotion before applying to skin, or enjoying massage

    Blends well with

    marjoram, black pepper, vetiver, woody and citrus Essential Oils

    Fragrance note

    Middle

    Composition

    Methyl benzoate, methyl salicylate, methyl paracretol, eugenol, geraniol, linalool

    Safety Information:

    Avoid with low blood pressure and in pregnancy

    Due to the potency and strength of the scent, over use of Ylang Ylang, or high concentration in a blend, can cause dizziness or nausea. For best results, use occasionally and only in low concentration, 0.5% - 1%

    Please read our 'How to Use' pg. for important information before using essential oils and for further details.

  • Organic YLANG YLANG, “Flower of Flowers”. A strong, sweet, exotic and musky, sensual and alluring.

    100% PURE YLANG YLANG ESSENTIAL OIL, Ylang ylang Essential oil is made from the flowers of the herb Cananga odorata genuina. People apply ylang ylang oil to the skin to promote relaxation, kill bacteria, lower high blood pressure, and increase sexual desire. It is also part of a combination spray used to kill head lice.In foods and beverages, ylang ylang oil is used as a flavoring. In manufacturing, it is used as a fragrance for cosmetics and soaps.. Although it's often only thought of as only a nice-smelling oil, the physical and emotional support ylang ylang can offer is much more than just a room deodorizer. It's smells overwhelming floral and sweet...in fact the descriptions I've read of the aroma include words like "intoxicating", "cloying", even "narcotic", which is interesting since historically it's said the original wild flower actually had no aroma at all.

     

    Ylang ylang essential oil is one of the more fragrant and aromatic essential oils available. It is derived from fresh flower petals from the tropical and large ylang ylang tree (Cananga odorata). Ylang ylang translates to mean “flower of flowers,” and was named that due to its sweet, floral smell.The ylang ylang tree is native to Asian rainforests and South Pacific islands like Indonesia, Java, Philippines, Comoro, Polynesia, and Sumatra. Throughout history, and even today in Indonesia, ylang ylang is common for decorating the bed of newlyweds on their wedding night due to its aphrodisiac and energizing abilities. It has also been used for centuries for its healing properties on skin and its natural thickening effect on hair.

     

    Ylang ylang oil is said to work with the cardiovascular, endocrine, and hormonal systems, as well as supporting emotional and spiritual balance. Many of these properties and the potential uses for ylang ylang are those that closely link the body to the emotions or the mind, showing very clearly the min-body connection and how Nature can help our body find balance as a whole.

     

    Primary Benefits, helps balance hormones, promotes healthy skin and hair, lifts mood while having a calming effect.

     

    Emotional Benefits, on a strictly emotional and spiritual level, ylang ylang essential oil is truly the oil of the heart (the best in my opinion). It can help us connect to our own heart, process things from the heart, and heal emotional traumas. It's also thought to be the oil of the inner child, helping us connect to our own sense of inner joy and being in the moment, as children so easily do. This allows us to play, release bottled up emotions, and move back into our sense of trust in the process of Life.

     

    Complimentary Oils. Ylang Ylang blends well with Bergamot, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lemon, Marjoram, Sandalwood, and Vetiver essential oils. Depending on your uses for this oil, substitutes may include Lavender, Bergamot, Geranium, or Vetiver essential oils.

     

    Popular Uses of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil:

     

    1. Heart health. Ylang ylang supports a healthy circulatory system by improving blood flow and fighting inflammation. It is also considered one of the most helpful oils for preventing heart arrhythmia and controlling blood pressure. You can use therapeutic-grade ylang ylang oils by adding a drop or two to warm tea or water. You can also massage a drop of ylang ylang with carrier oil over the heart.

     

    2. Mood enhancer. Ylang ylang essential oil also acts directly on the olfactory system of the brain when inhaled. As a result, it positively effects mood and can reduce depression. Research shows that ylang ylang can release low self-esteem, jealously, and anger. For building confidence, combine two drops of bergamot and two drops of ylang ylang. The sedative effects of ylang ylang can also reduce stress naturally and fight insomnia without the need for drugs.

     

    3. Natural energizer. Ylang ylang is helpful for people who constantly feel drained or always tired. The scent of ylang ylang can be very energizing for people fighting body aches and fatigue. Apply several drops of ylang ylang to your chest, neck, and wrists for instant energy.

     

    4. Skin preserver. Ylang ylang is primarily used for preserving the skin, and preventing irritation and signs of aging. Ylang ylang can even fight the development of melanoma and skin cancer cells. For optimal skincare, combine one or two drops of ylang ylang with jojoba or coconut oil, and massage it on the face at least once for daily protection.

     

    5. Natural hair product. The combination of coconut oil and ylang ylang can benefit hair. You can also massage ylang ylang into the scalp to increase the appearance of hair, preventing dandruff, hair loss, and tangles. Research even shows ylang ylang and jojoba oil or coconut oil can even kill head lice.

     

    6. Digestive aid. Inhaling ylang ylang or massaging several drops over digestive organs, can have a positive impact on digestive health.

     

    7. Social enhancer and aphrodisiac. Ylang ylang can help increase libido in women and men, and is a natural impotence remedy. Diffusing or inhaling ylang ylang can help you feel more connected to people around you, including your spouse.

     

    8. Diabetes fighter. Ylang ylang is also a natural diabetes remedy that can protect against cell and tissue damage, and reduce the risk of nerve damage due to diabetes complications. Massage several drops over the abdomen and pancreas, or on the reflex points of the feet. A study published in the Journal of Natural Medicines in 2014 shows that the flavonoids and terpenoids in ylang ylang essential oil can act like aldose reductase inhibitors. Other research shows that aldose reductase inhibitors can prevent nerve and eye damage in diabetics.

     

    9. PMS remedy. Massage or aromatherapy with ylang ylang oil can help decrease premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms. Application of ylang ylang oil with lavender oil to the lower abdomen or back of the neck, can naturally treat stress, tension, and cramps related to PMS.

     

    10. Bug repellent. A study published in the Journal of Experimental Botany in 2014 found that the floral scents of ylang ylang have the potential to repel bugs and pests.

     


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