Synonyms: Ylang Ylang, Ylang Ylang Flower
Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert organic cultivation in Madagascar
Composition: 100% Ylang Ylang essential oil, certified organic by USDA and EcoCert
Extraction: Water-steam distillation of Ylang Ylang flowers
Active Constituents: Sesquiterpenes, esters: germacrene d, beta-caryophyllene, alpha-farnesene
Viscosity: Medium, thickening with age
Color: Clear to pale yellow
About: Ylang Ylang essential oil has a unique, floral aroma that is exotic and feminine. A famous aphrodisiac often used in perfumes, Ylang Ylang is also used to support emotions and relaxation.
The Ylang Ylang tree bears shiny, persistent leaves and can grow up to 20 meters in the wild. Its flowers, yellow when mature, are steam distilled to produce the essential oil. The process of steam-distilling Ylang Ylang can produce three different types of essential oil depending on the process’s length of time.
Common Uses: To promote sleep and relaxation, mix Ylang Ylang and Lavender together in a diffuser or lotion. Ylang Ylang can also be added to skin care preparations as a tonic for the skin.
Blending Recommendations: Ylang Ylang is famous for its feminine, floral aroma and can be found in perfumes worldwide. It has a powerful scent that cuts through most blends. Small amounts of Ylang Ylang are all that are needed in most scenarios.
Bergamot, Black Pepper, Carrot Seed, Cedar Atlas, Chamomile (all varieties), Cinnamon Bark, Cistus, Clary Sage, Clove, Coriander, Frankincense, Rose Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Helichrysum, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Myrrh, Neroli, Sweet Orange, Patchouli, Peppermint, Petitgrain, Ravintsara, Rose Otto, Sandalwood, Spikenard, Vetiver, Yarrow.
Safety Information: No contraindications. Do not apply to broken or sensitive skin. Use with caution on children. Some people are sensitive to Ylang Ylang and may experience a headache if the aroma is too strong. Do not take internally. Not recommended during the first 3 months of pregnancy.
Maximum Adult Dilution: 3%; 18 drops per ounce of carrier
Germacrene D 19.93%
Benzyl Benzoate 6.66%
Geranyl Acetate 5.43%
This Ylang Ylang essential oil contains 140 constituents.
Shelf Life: 5 years
Storage: Store upright, cap closed, out of direct heat and sunlight.
Notes: Non-GMO, No pesticides, No insecticides, No additives, Gluten free, Vegan, Cruelty free, No carrier oil added.