Ylang ylang (Cananga odorata var.genuina) essential oil has a rich, sweet, creamy-floral bouquet with a fine woody undertone. A euphoric oil that is relaxing, mood uplifting and evokes passion. An oil that is a regulator of sebum (skin oil), and can be used on any skin type due to its balancing effect.
Best ways to use Ylang ylang essential oil:
Other oils it blends well with:
Bergamot, jasmine, lavender, lemon, mandarin, neroli, rose, rose geranium, sweet orange, vetiver.
Fun facts: The flowers are picked at dawn and if bruised, can spoil easily. In Indonesia, flowers are placed on beds of newlyweds. Can repel against mosquitoes for about 30 minutes.
Cautions: is considered non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing, however excessive use has been reported to lead to headaches and nausea.