Ylang ylang oil is extracted from Cananga odorata - also known as flower of flowers. Ylang ylang is a tall tropical tree about 20meters (60 feet) high with large, tender, fragrant pink, mauve or yellow flowers. The yellow heads are viewed as being the best in terms of quality.
Botanical Name:Cananga odorata
Origin: Comores/ Madagascar
Extraction Method:Steam Distillation
Note:Base to Middle
Colour:Pale Yellow to Golden
Aromatic Scent:Ylang Ylang essential oil has a sweet, exotic, floral scent that is one of the most sought after aromas.
Blend Well With:Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lavender, Neroli, Rosewood and Sandalwood.
Cautions:Ylang Ylang can cause sensitivity on some people and excessive use of it may lead to headaches and nausea.
Never use pure oils on the skin without diluting, never use internally, keep away from children and eyes, always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.
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