Latin Name: Cananga Odorata
Part of Plant Used: Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil is a mental stimulant. The world of aromatherapy considers this oil one of the best at relaxing the mind and the body. Simply smelling it, it is supposed to help lower blood pressure and soothes and inhibits anger born of frustration.
Taking a bath with the oil or using it in a carrier oil naturally enhances the relaxation experience. It is used to relieve stress, depression, shock or anxiety. It is also said to be an aphrodisiac.
When used as a hair tonic, it is supposed to balance oil production.