Ylang Ylang’s enticing scent promotes mental and emotional balance. It is one of the best for easing anger, depression and stress. It is also an excellent essential oil for balancing skin and hair. (Essential Oil Natural Remedies, Althea Press)
Botanical Name: Cananga Odorata
Main Constituents: Linalool: 10.58% Geranyl acetate: 9.42%
Plant Part: Flowers
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear, pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A base note with a medium aroma, Ylang Ylang has a sweet, exotic, floral scent that is one of the most sought-after.
Blends With: Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lavender, Neroli and Sandalwood.
Product Abstract: Also known as Flower Of Flowers, Ylang Ylang is a tall tropical tree about 20 meters (60 feet) high with large fragrant, pink, mauve or yellow flowers; yellow heads are viewed as being the best in terms of quality. There are several grades of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil, which are extracted at different times during the flower’s lengthy distillation. These grades are referred to as Extra, I, II, and III. Ylang Ylang is best suited for use in the perfumery and skincare industries. It was a popular ingredient of hair preparations in Europe and was known as Macassar Oil.
Cautions: DO NOT DRINK essential oils. Dilute before use; may cause skin irritation in some individuals, so a skin test is recommended prior to use. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children. For best results Diffuse or use topically with a carrier oil.
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