Botanical Name: Cananga odorata
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Extraction Method: Certified Organic Steam distilled
Distillation Date: Apr 2016
Minimum Shelf Life: 4-5 years
Plant Part: Flower
Perfume Note: Middle/Base
Aroma: Exotic, sweet and floral
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Cinnamon Bark, Citronella Java, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Davana, Eucalyptus, Frangipani, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit Pink, Jasmine grand, Jasmine sambac, Lavender, Lemongrass, Lemon, Lime, Lotus Pink, Lotus White, Orange Sweet, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rose Otto, Rose Moroc, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Siam Wood (Pemou), Tangerine, Tuberose, Vetiver
Ylang Ylang III essential oil has a very popular exotic perfume. It is a reputed aphrodisiac and one of the most popular essential oils. In Europe, therapists use Ylang Ylang essential oil for sexual dysfunction.
Used in an oil warmer, a few drops in the bath or blended as a massage oil or cream, Ylang Ylang essential oil lifts depression as it is euphoric and uplifting, it soothes fears and anxieties and works as hormone balancer. Ylang Ylang is soothing and balancing to the skin so can be used for oily or dry skin conditions.
Famed as an aphrodisiac it makes a wonderful sensual massage oil and sets the mood when used in an oil warmer or vaporizer.
Aromatherapy use: acne, anxiety, depression, diabetes, fatigue, frigidity, hair loss, high blood pressure, hormonal imbalance, hypertension, impotence, infection, insect bites, insomnia, intestinal problems, palpitations, irritated, itchy or oily skin, scabs, anger management, stress, tachycardia
General use: Oil diffusers, potpourri, as a blending ingredient for adding pure essential oil essence to massage oil, perfume, bath oil, bath salt, bath and shower gels, spa treatment oils and creams, soap making, candle making
Contraindications: Non-toxic, non-irritant, a few cases of sensitization reported. Use in moderation, its powerful sweet floral scent can cause headaches or nausea in some individuals.