Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata var. genuina) has a powerfully rich, sweet floral scent that works wonders for calming and uplifting the mind. Steam distilled from a radiant yellow star-shaped flowers, this nourishing oil works to restore stressed systems, and invites a spirit of harmony. Ylang Ylang supports healthy hair and skin, working hard infused into products to invoke strength, balance and beauty.
Nourish: Dilute Ylang ylang into carrier oil to treat areas in need of special attention such as elbows, knees, heels and cuticles. We also encourage incorporating this oil into hair masks to strengthen your strands and scalp.
Relaxation: Create a diffuser blend to encourage an uplifting atmosphere and ease anxious feelings.
Relief: Dilute for topical use and massage into tense, overworked muscles and joints.
PLANT PART: Flowers
BOTANICAL FAMILY: Annonaceae
EXTRACTION: Steam Distilled
SHELF LIFE: 5 years
SAFETY: Consult a physician if pregnant, nursing or under a doctor's care. Store in a cool, dry place. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. If skin irritation occurs, discontinue use. Not for internal use.
USE CAUTION: Not recommended for children under 5. Use at a low dilution when applying topically may cause skin irritation. In the book Essential oil Safety by Tisserand and Young (second edition) they recommend a maximum topical use of 0.8%. Ylang Ylang can lead to headaches and nausea at high dilutions and for people with sensitive systems.
BLENDS WELL WITH: Frankincense, Lavender and Orange