YLANG YLANG - cananga odorata

Part of Plant Used For Essential Oil - Flowers.
Method of Extraction - Steam distillation of flowers.
Scent - Middle/Base Note
Sweetly intense floral with real lasting depth.
Usage - Bathing, diffuser, inhalation, massage, room spray.
Main Action On Mind/Body
  • Regulates Blood Pressure
  • Balances Sebum Production
  • Antidepressant
  • Sedative
Mind - A truly gorgeous, floral oil. It has the ability to calm and soothe heart palpitations making it particularly valuable for panic attacks. Studies say that its rich scent has the ability to stimulate the release of endorphins, making it a wonderful "feelgood" oil. It is a fantastic anti-depressant, as its gentle power will certainly lift you out of any doldrums. But do take care and use in small amounts as its intense, heady scent can induce a bit of a headache!
Body - Its relaxing scent and sedative action makes it a fabulous addition to a night-time bath. If you suffer from an oily/irritated scalp try a dash of Ylang Ylang to soothe. It's ability to calm and balance sebum production also makes it a great addition to any blend created for an oilier skin type.
Blends well with - Bergamot, Lavender, Rose, Vetivert.