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Ylang Ylang Essential Oil, Pure and Natural

Botanical Name: Cananga odorata

 

General description of Ylang Ylang:
A tall tropical tree, about 20 metres (65ft) high with large, tender, fragrant flowers, which can be pink, mauve or yellow. The yellow flowers are considered best for the extraction of essential oil.

 

Extraction process of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil:
Essential oil by water or steam distillation from the freshly picked flowers. The first distillate is called Ylang Ylang extra, which is the top grade. There are then three further successive distillates called Grades 1,2 and 3. A "complete" oil is also produced which represents the total of "unfractionated" oil, but this is sometimes constructed by blending Ylang Ylang 1 and 2 together, which are the two least popular grades.

 

Description of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil:
Ylang Ylang extra is a pale yellow oily liquid with an intensely sweet, soft, floral - balsamic, slightly spicy scent-a good oil has a creamy rich topnote. A very intriguing perfume oil in its own right, it also blends well with rosewood, jasmine, nutmeg, patchouli, clove, sandalwood, verbena, vetiver, opopanax, bergamot, mimosa, cassie, peru balsam, rose, tuberose, costus and others. It is an excellent fixative. The other grades lack the depth and richness of the Ylang Ylang extra.

 

Main therapeutic properties of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil:
Aphrodisiac, antiseptic, anti - depressant, hypotensive, sedative.

 

Uses of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil:
Skin care: Acne, hair growth, hair rinse, insect bites, irritated and oily skin, and general skin care.
Circulation muscles and joints: High blood pressure, hyperpnoea, tachycardia, and palpitations.
Nervous system: Depression, frigidity, impotence, insomnia, nervous tension, anxiety and stress - related conditions.
Primarily an oil for healing distressing emotions and to slowdown over-rapid breathing and heartbeat. Reputed to be an aphrodisiac. Ylang Ylang oil is used as a fragrance component and fixative in soaps, cosmetics, and perfumes, especially oriental and floral types; Ylang Ylang used as a flavor ingredient, mainly in alcoholic and soft drinks, fruit flavours and desserts.

 

Effects of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil: Ylang Ylang is uplifting and calming, creates a sense of peace and aids self-expression of repressed inner feelings.

 

Safety warnings for Ylang Ylang Essential Oil:
Non-toxic and relatively non-irritant. A few cases of sensitization reported. Use in moderation, since its heady scent can cause headaches or nausea. Caution Pregnant and lactating women and people using prescription drugs should consult their physician before using any of our oils. For external use only. Essential oils are not to be taken internally or ingested. If you are pregnant or have special medical conditions, please consult a doctor before use.  

 

Bibliography:
Aromatherapy for Healing the Spirit, by Gabriel Mojay (Healing Arts Press, 1997)
The Encyclopaedia of Essential Oils, by Julia Lawless (Elements Books Ltd, 1992)
The Aromatherapy Bible, by Gill Farrer-Halls (Godsfield Press, 2005)
Illustrated elements of Essential oils by Julia Lawless (Elements Books Ltd, 2002)
The Aromatherapy and Massage book by Christine Wildwood. Published by Thersons 1994)


YLANG YLANG?100% PURE Essential Oil?10ml Uncut ORGANIC Aromatherapy

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Ylang Ylang Essential Oil has an intense, sweet aroma, which fills the mind with a musky floral scent. It has antidepressant and aphrodisiac properties, and can create an atmosphere of sensuality and warmth. Ylang ylang lowers blood pressure and calm the breathing rate.
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