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Ylang Ylang- Extra Essential Oil

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Ylang Ylang Extra helps you feel beautiful from the inside out. Distilled in fractions over different periods of time (about 1- 20 hours), Ylang Ylang Extra is the product of the shortest Ylang Ylang distillation with Ylang Ylang I, II, III and Complete following. As a result of short distillation, Ylang Ylang Extra contains more volatile molecules than its successive fractions giving it a more intense and well rounded aroma. Apply this aromatic essential oil topically to experience its calming, revitalizing effect. You can also add it to skincare remedies and shampoos to harness its nourishing antioxidants effects.

Botanical Name: Cananga odorata

Origin: Indonesia

Method: Steam Distilled

Plant Part: Flowers

Note: Middle - Base

Family: Annonaceae

Blends Well With: Key Lime, Lemon, Yuzu, Sweet Orange and other citruses. Oud, Buddha Wood, Cedarwood and other woods

Aroma: Intensely saccharine, exotic and floral with powdery, soft nuances

Consistency: Thin

Color: Clear-Pale Yellow

Comments from GC/MS report:The analysis of this Ylang Extra 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.

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 does Ylang Ylang essential oil do?
  • Aromatic Ylang Ylang essential oil helps advance people’s every day, bolstering productivity and creativity. As a deeply floral oil, Ylang Ylang assists with sleep and relaxation when inhaled. Add 10 drops per 100 ml of water in an essential oil diffuser to take advantage of its calming benefits. Furthermore, it contains rich antioxidants that assist with oxidative stress on the skin and in the body. And while it offers an endless amount of benefits, one of our favorite benefits of Ylang Ylang is its ability to nourish hair.
What is Ylang Ylang Extra essential oil?
  • Native to SouthEast Asia and popular in natural perfume, Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata) is a fast-growing tree that flowers year-round. Ylang Ylang flower (pronounced, ee-layng ee-layng) is also referred to by its genus, Cananga. Ylang Ylang Extra is the first of five fractions and is distilled for about 30 minutes to an hour. It is often the most favored of the five in perfumery for its refined, complex aroma. It is the highest in linalool, geranyl acetate and benzyl acetate, making this variety of Ylang a superior sedative and muscle relief for tension, spasms and soreness.
How to use Ylang Ylang essential oil for hair?
  • There are several ways to use Ylang Ylang essential oil for its hair-nourishing benefits, including 1.) Add 12 drops Ylang Ylang per ounce of unscented shampoo. Wash hair thoroughly and be sure to massage the shampoo into your scalp before rinsing. 2.) Make a pre-wash hair oil serum with 6 drops Ylang Ylang, 3 drops Peppermint, 3 drops Rosemary Moroccan and 1 ounce Argan oil. Massage the oil into your scalp and wait at least 30 minutes before washing it out. 3.) Add Ylang Ylang essential oil to our DIY hair scrub recipe.
Is Ylang Ylang Extra essential oil good for skin?
  • Thanks to its hefty antioxidants, Ylang Ylang is quite skin nourishing and a great addition to any skincare routine. Some beneficial ways to add it to your routine include, 1.) Add 12 drops Ylang Ylang to 1 ounce of unscented lotion. Wear daily as a body moisturizer. 2.) Create an oil serum by combining 6 drops Ylang Ylang and 1 ounce Tamanu. Apply to skin blemishes, age spots and fine lines. 3.) Add a few drops of Ylang Ylang to this DIY face mask made with essential oils.
What blends well with Ylang Ylang essential oil?
  • Floral and sweet, Ylang Ylang blends well with citruses and woods in perfumery. Examples include Key Lime, Lemon, Yuzu and Sweet Orange along with Oud, Buddha Wood and Cedarwood. Ylang Ylang’s aroma is described as intensely saccharine, exotic and floral with powdery, soft nuances. For this reason, only a few drops are needed to impact a blend. One of our favorite uplifting blends to create with Ylang Ylang combines 15 drops Yuzu, 15 drops Key Lime and 3 drops Ylang Ylang.
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.


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