Distilled mainly in Madagascar and The Comores Islands, Ylang Ylang has a very distinctive tropical white flower scent with sweet and spicy ripe banana notes. It is hailed as the 'flower of flowers' for its strong, sensual aroma. Used as an aphrodisiac, it is a popular oil in many beauty formulas. Ylang ylang essential oil is also used to relieve pain, reduce inflammation, improve mood, and enhance libido. In addition, ylang ylang essential oil is said to act as a natural insect repellent, promote wound healing, and diminish the appearance of scars when applied to the skin.
Ingredient(s): 100% pure essential oil of Cananga odorata (ylang ylang)
Part(s) used: flowers
Country of origin: Madagascar
- Size: 12ML
- Certified Organic
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DIY Beauty: Due to its antiseptic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-seborrheic properties, Ylang Ylang essential oil is effective in improving the appearance of the skin, clearing pimples and help treat various skin conditions. Mix with coconut oil or jojoba oil and apply to face and neck daily. You can also add a few drops to your body wash to naturally nourish the skin on your body. Ylang Ylang essential oil is also known to improve the appearance of hair, improving thickness and lustre. Massage a few drops of Ylang Ylang essential oil with coconut oil into the scalp and rinse.
DIY Cleaning: With a scent that’s so sweet and flowery, it can keep strong odours and unpleasant smells at bay, making your home smell clean. Add to your essential oil diffuser to give your entire home a happy mood boost or blend with other oils when creating cleaning sprays.
Directions: Enjoy in a diffuser, as a room spray, in a hot bath, in diy beauty and cleaning remedies and as a massage oil. For skincare, do not use more than 5-10 drops of essential oil for every 20ml of carrier oil, alcohol or water.
Caution: For external use only. Do not use undiluted. Stop using if you experience a reaction. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or under medical supervision. Not suitable for young children.