Ylang Ylang has a beautiful exotic, heady, floral and sensual aroma. It is great for relaxing and soothing the mind and body and is also a well known aphrodisiac.
Country of Origin: Comoros Islands.
Plant Family: Annonaceae.
Method of Extraction: The oil is steam distilled from the flowers.
Main Theraputic Properties: Aphrodisiac, Calmative, Anti-inflammatory, Antispasmodic.
Contraindications: Non toxic and non irritant in prescribed doses.
Did you know: In Indonesia, Ylang Ylang flowers are spread on newlyweds beds on their wedding night.
Oil Appearance: Pale Yellow.
Chakra: Base, Sacral & Heart.
Chinese Element: Fire
When Ylang Ylang is distilled, the first fraction is separated out and called Ylang Ylang Extra. The next fraction is known as Ylang Ylang I, then II and finally III.
Ylang Ylang I contains more of the heavier, floral base notes. Ylang Ylang III tends to go into soaps and everyday products.
We have selected this exquisite Ylang Ylang from the Comoros Islands in the Indian Ocean, where the climate and soil is ideal for excellent quality Ylang Ylang.
Ylang Ylang is one of the most popular essential oils for diffusing. It also blends well with Sandalwood, Bergamot, Rose, Jasmine, May Chang or Sweet Orange.
For a sensual massage blend, mix 2 drops of Ylang Ylang and 2 drops of Sandalwood in 10ml of Sweet Almond oil.