Your Flower of Flowers... Ylang Ylang

Essential oil name Ylang Ylang

Latin name Canangara oderata

Note/perfume middle note, floral, oriental, sweet,

Family annonaceae

Extraction method steam distillation of freshly collected flowers

Main chemistry sesquiterpines and esters

Plant description

A small, perennial herb that grows to about 3 foot high, with green leaves and with many small flowering heads to a stem that shoots from the leafy stems.

Therapeutic actions

some of the actions for Ylang Ylang essential oil include: anti-depressive, hypotensive, aphrodisiac, antispasmodic, antidepressant, nourishing.

Therapeutic uses

multi use for skin, circulation, and nervous systems: oily skin and acne, high blood pressure, insomnia, nervous tension can benefit with this essential oil.

Safety data over use can cause headaches and nausea otherwise none toxic, none irritant and none sensitising.