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Ylang Ylang translates to “flower of flowers”. The blossoms of the Ylang Ylang Tree emulate the South Pacific. Ylang Ylang helps to reduce worry, calm the mind, uplift mood, and is a well known aphrodisiac. Popular for its ability to create an uplifting, intensely sweet, floral aroma. Ylang Ylang blends well with many other oils if you are looking to create your perfect blend. It is also perfect for combining with a carrier oil or lotion to be used topically.
Botanical Name: Cananga odorata
Country of Origin: Comoros, Madagascar, France
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Flowers
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Intensely sweet, heady floral scent
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood Virginian, Copaiba Balsam, Geranium Egyptian, Grapefruit Pink, Jasmine Absolute, Mandarin, Neroli, Peppermint Western US, Petitgrain, Sandalwood Australian and Vetiver.
Cautions: Possible skin sensitization. We recommend a maximum dilution of 0.8% for topical applications.
Diffuse this oil to help calm the frazzled mind. For example, a drop or two in the diffuser should be sufficient as the scent is powerful and heady.
Add 1 drop ylang ylang, 2 drops sandalwood, and 2 drops bergamot in two teaspoons (10 ml) carrier oil for a romantic, sensual massage blend.
The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. Furthermore, all cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.
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