Essential Oil Profile
Botanical Name: Cananga Odorata
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Extraction Method: Steam distillation of fresh flowers
Scent Profile:Rich, floral, banana-toned, jasmine nuances, sweet and narcotic, aphrodisiac and erotic.
THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES / HEALTH BENEFITS
Research has shown thatYlang Ylang contains chemical compounds that helps to lowers blood pressure and eases tachycardia, deepens breathing and has a calming effect on the central nervous system.Ylang-ylang can help you fall asleep faster while also lowering tension and anxiety.
Ylang ylang oil is applied to the skin to help people relax, fight germs, decrease blood pressure, and stimulate sexual desire. It's also a component of a head lice treatment spray. Aromatherapy uses the scent ofylang ylang oilto help with memory and thinking.
Ylang Ylang Oil helps cells repair quicker, which improves the look of ageing skin. It provides a toning action that helps to smooth fine lines and wrinkles while also balancing sebum production. It also acts as an antibacterial and sedative, making it useful for treating skin irritations.
|Builds confidence||Improving blood flow|
|Decrease premenstrual syndrome||Energizes the mood|
|Aphrodisiac||Reduce risk of nerve damage|
YLANG YLANG IN SKIN CARE
Preserves skin: Ylang Ylang prevents irritation and signs of ageing. It can also fight the development of melanoma and skin cancer cells.
Moisturises skin: Helps to maintain moisture and oil balance of the skin, and keeps the skin looking hydrated, smooth and young.
How to use for face care
Add one drop of essential oil to one dollop of your face cream or lotion and apply every two days. Do not be tempted to add more oil. Higher doses do not work better than regular applications.
How to use for body care
Use no more than 4 to 5 drops for every 5ml of body lotion or carrier oil. Apply the mixture all over skin and pat dry or allow full absorption.
YLANG YLANG IN HAIR CARE
Natural hair product: By combining coconut oil and Ylang Ylang oil in a scalp massage, you can increase the appearance of hair, prevent dandruff, hair loss and tangles.
Head Lice: Although difficult to remove, you can kill head lice by using Ylang Ylang essential oil regularly in the shower and rinse.
HOW TO USE
– In a nebuliser
– In an oil burner
– In baths or inhalation
BLENDS WELL WITH
Ylang Ylang blends well with Grapefruit, Bergamot, Frankincense and Lavender
High levels of Ylang Ylang can cause sensitivities or reactions. It is best to perform a skin patch test before using it on skin or face.