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Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

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Description

If you had a bottle of everything good and comforting in the world it might be a container of Ylang Ylang essential oil. Its exquisite aroma is flowery and sweet in a way that will delight your senses.

A remarkable general tonic for the entire body, Ylang Ylang oil is often used in aromatherapy for its calming aroma. Often used to give a boost to dreary emotions, it can inspire creativity, improve self-worth and promote a real sense of peace, joy and inner trust. If you’re desiring more sensual or euphoric emotions, Ylang Ylang essential oil can help release romantic emotions as it relaxes the body. Ylang Ylang blends well with complementary essential oils to create a soothing massage oil.

Distilled from the Ylang Ylang flower typically found in Ecuador and Madagascar, Ylang Ylang oil can be commonly found in skin and hair care products due to its therapeutic properties that help promote hair growth and a healthy scalp.

Details

Botanical Name: Cananga odorata

Variety: Ylang Ylang I

Origin: Madagascar

Method: Steam Distilled

Plant Part: Flowers

Note: Middle - Base

Family: Annonaceae

Blends Well With: Frankincense, and other resins; Rose, and other florals

Aroma: Rich, sweet, flowery, and Jasmine-like

Consistency: Thin

Color: Clear

Safety & Shelf life

Safety: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.


OK For Kids: 2+


Kids Max Dilution: 0.8%


Adult Max Dilution: 0.8%


Shelf Life: 2-3 Years


Pet Safety: Essential oils are generally safe to diffuse around adult cats and dogs intermittently. Ensure the room you’re diffusing in is well-ventilated and that your pet can leave if desired. Discontinue use if you notice any adverse reaction. Avoid topical use and diffusing around young pets, small animals or pets with health problems.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Ylang Ylang essential oil good for?
  • A remarkable general tonic for the entire body, Ylang Ylang oil is often used in aromatherapy for its calming aroma. Often used to give a boost to dreary emotions, it can inspire creativity, improve self-worth and promote a real sense of peace, joy and inner trust. If you’re desiring more sensual or euphoric emotions, Ylang Ylang essential oil can help release romantic emotions as it relaxes the body. Ylang Ylang blends well with complementary essential oils to create a soothing massage oil. What’s more, Ylang Ylang offers several benefits toward hair and skincare.
What does Ylang Ylang essential oil smell like?
  • If you had a bottle of everything good and comforting in the world it might be a container of Ylang Ylang essential oil. Its exquisite aroma is flowery and sweet in a way that will delight your senses. Along with being rich, sweet, flowery, and Jasmine-like, its aroma has also been described as being reminiscent of overly ripe bananas. It blend well with citruses and woods such as Key Lime, Lemon, Yuzu and Sweet Orange along with Oud, Buddha Wood and Cedarwood. Only a few drops are needed to leave a big impact on a blend.
Can you ingest Ylang Ylang essential oil?
  • Essential oils are powerful, concentrated substances so a little goes a long way. Two of the most effective ways to use them is by way of inhalation and topical use. Ingesting Ylang Ylang essential oil is rarely necessary or recommended, no matter the brand. Ingestion can lead to adverse reactions such as medication contraindications, mucous membrane irritation, sensitization and nausea if done incorrectly. Therefore, if you wish to take essential oils internally, we strongly recommend consulting with a knowledgeable professional with experience in internal use.
How to apply Ylang Ylang essential oil?
  • There are a few ways to use Ylang Ylang essential oil to enjoy its full benefits effectively, including 1.) Dilute it to .8% by combining 4 drops of Ylang Ylang and 1 oz of carrier oil or unscented lotion. Apply it topically as a skin-nourishing moisturizer 2.) Create an on-the-go roll-on by adding 2 drops Ylang Ylang in a 10 ml roll-on, then top off with carrier oil. Apply to pulse points such as the neck and wrists.
How to use Ylang Ylang essential oil for face?
  • A remarkable general tonic for the entire body, Ylang Ylang oil is often used in aromatherapy for its calming aroma. And if you’re looking for a do-it-all skincare essential oil, Ylang Ylang is a powerhouse and a fabulous choice. Ylang Ylang is antioxidant-rich which works to deeply nourish skin while also regenerating healthy skin cells. It can be diluted by combining 4 drops Ylang Ylang and 1 oz carrier oil and applied to the face and neck as the last step in your skincare routine or before applying sunscreen. It can also be diluted to 1% and used directly on fine lines.
Reports
Comments from GC/MS report:The analysis of this Ylang Ylang 1 batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic essential oil of Cananga odorata. No contamination or adulteration was detected. The results provided in this GCMS quality analysis reflect the chemical composition of the oil and lot referenced above on the date of analysis.

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How to Use

Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.

Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.

DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.


BODY LOTION: Add to a 4 ounce bottle with lotion pump: 10 of drops Ylang Ylang, 15 drops of Rose Geranium, 10 drops of Lavender oil and 5 drops of Cedarwood (Atlas); fill with unscented body lotion. Shake to mix well. Use as desired, after bath or shower. (2% dilution)


BATH SALTS: Blend 2 drops of Ylang Ylang, 3 drop of Sandalwood and 2 drops of Lavender oil with 2 tablespoons of Jojoba oil and 1/2 cup of Epsom salts. Add the mixture to a full bath and rejuvenate for 15-30 minutes.


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