Name: Ylang Ylang
Species: Cananga odorata. Family Annonaceae
Method: Steam distillation
Note Classification: Base
Scent: Exotic, sweet, soft, floral, intense heady perfume
Extracted From: Flowers
Historical : Used for hair care and skin complaints. Also to fight fever and infections. In Victorian times, the oil was used in Macassar oil – a hair treatment. In Indonesia, the flowers are spread on the beds of newly married couples.
Of Interest: The tropical Ylang Ylang tree has beautiful yellow flowers and the perfume is so strong that it is known as the flower of flowers.
Aromatherapy Properties: Aphrodisiac properties due to intense flowery scent. Anti-depressant. Euphoric qualities. Know to have a balancing effect on blood pressure and distressed breathing patterns, depression, insomnia, tension.
Blends Well With : Rosewood, Jasmine, Vetivert, Bergamot, Rose.
Safety Data : Non-toxic