Ylang Ylang essential oil is derived from the star-shaped flowers of the tropical Ylang Ylang tree. It is associated with Aphrodite the goddess of love, beauty & sensuality. In Indonesia Ylang Ylang flowers are scattered on the beds of newlyweds to promote desire and bless the union with children.
Used extensively in making perfumes, it has a similar impact to Jasmine, In aromatherapy, Ylang Ylang is used to lessen tension and stress and to promote a positive outlook. Ylang-ylang is sweet, bitter, & cooling. It helps to foster a state of peacefulness & has been recommended as a remedy for PMS, nervousness, anxiety & fear.
Due to Ylang Ylang’s powerful scent, only a small amount is needed for application and diffusion. Ylang Ylang blends well with Bergamot, Geranium, Grapefruit, and Vetiver.
Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Sedative, Nourishing
How to Use:
Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.