Ylang Ylang Essential Oil




Cananga Odorata
Origin: Comores

An intensely sweet yet slightly spicy, exotic floral fragrance.

The sweet exotic aroma of Ylang Ylang essential oil has a euphoric and sedative effect so helps with anxiety and tension. It lifts depression and stabilises mood swings. This essential oil helps reduce rapid breathing, rapid heartbeat, and high blood pressure. Used extensively in skincare products, it has been said to slow down the ageing process of the face and can help calm irritated skin. It also has a balancing effect on over dry or over oily skin by regulating the sebum production. It has a stimulating effect on the scalp which can encourage hair growth plus it is a useful oil to use in conditioners to produce soft, shiny hair.

Properties: Anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antiseptic, anti-depressant, regulates heartbeat, anti-diabetic, tonic and sedative.

Precautions: Ylang ylang is a GRAS (generally regarded as safe) oil. However, repeated use can possibly result in contact sensitisation. Use sparingly if you have low blood pressure. It is not recommended to use this oil on young children.