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If you had a bottle of everything good and comforting in the world it might be a container of Ylang Ylang essential oil. The Ylang Ylang 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.
Botanical Name: Cananga odorata
Variety: Ylang Ylang I
Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Flowers
Note: Middle - Base
Blends Well With: Frankincense, and other resins; Rose, and other florals
Aroma: Rich, sweet, flowery, and Jasmine-like
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.
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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