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Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Summary

All Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Benefits/Effects/Facts & Information

Ylang Ylang Oil is considered to be the King of the nervous system. Shown to have powerful effect on mood, anxiety, stress, and depression.

  • Botanical Name: Cananga odorata var genuina
  • Extracted From: Flowers
  • Color: Clear – Light Yellow
  • Aroma: Fresh, Floral, Sweet, Fruity
  • Aroma Strength: Medium – Strong
  • Benefits:Nervous System Health, Skin Health
  • Beneficial For: Depression, Mood, Anxiety, Fear, Stress, Restlessness, Acne
  • Uses: Massage, Aromatherapy
  • Common Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
  • Constituent Composition: Linalol, Farnesol, Geraniol, Geranial, Benzyl Acetate, Geranyl Acetate, Eugenol, Methyl Chavicol, Pinene, Beta-Caryophyllene, Farnasene

Things to Know About Ylang Ylang

Ylang Ylang Is Also Known As

Cananga odorata var genuina

Things to note about Ylang Ylang

  • Ylang Ylang Complete and Ylang Ylang Extra are considered to be the two highest quality forms of Ylang Ylang oil on the market. Other Ylang oils are typically used for fragrancing and perfumery.
  • Ylang Ylang Oil can cause skin irritation to individuals who have sensitive skin when topically applied.

How To Use Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Ylang Ylang essential oil should be diluted prior to topical application.

  • Topically – Generally a 2% Ylang Ylang oil to 30 Fl oz carrier oil dilution ratio is recommended.
  • Aromatically – Can be used in a diffuser or vaporizer.