ORGANIC YLANG YLANG ESSENTIAL OIL

Use for Heart Health – Lifting Mood – Stimulating Libido – Skin Care – Repelling Insects 


Heart Health

Known to support a healthy circulatory system ylang ylang reduces blood pressure and heart rate to create a sense of peace and calm.

Mood Enhancer

Soothes the nervous system, relaxes the body and helps combat anxiety and has an uplifting effect on mood.

Skin Care

Helps maintain skin moisture, clear and heal acne, reduce skin irritation and redness associated with dermatitis, eczema and insect bites.

Natural Aphrodisiac

One of the traditional uses of ylang ylang essential oil is to stimulate the libido. It has a fragrance considered by many to be romantic as well as a long history of use in South East Asia as a sexual stimulant for both men and for women. 

Insect Repellant 

Ylang ylang exhibits anti-pest properties and is known to act as a natural fumigant or insecticide to control insects and common pests.


BOTANICAL NAME Cananga odorata

PARTS USED Flowers
EXTRACTION METHOD Steam distilled
COLOR Pale yellow
NOTE CLASSIFICATION Middle
AROMA Sweet, floral-balsamic

The History of Ylang Ylang


A tropical tree that originates in Indonesia, which in early 19th century spread to Malaysia and the Philippines and is commonly grown in Madagascar, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia and Comoros Islands. Considered to be an aphrodisiac, in Indonesia, the flower petals are strewn upon the bed on wedding nights and the oil is widely used in perfumery for oriental or floral themed perfumes such as Chanel No. 5.

PRECAUTIONS Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. If pregnant or lactating, consult your healthcare practitioner before using. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test before using.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.


SCHOLARLY ARTICLES

Jung, Da-Jung et al. “Effects of Ylang-Ylang aroma on blood pressure and heart rate in healthy men.” Journal of exercise rehabilitation vol. 9, 2 (2013): 250-5. https://dx.doi.org/10.12965%2Fjer.130007

Orchard, Ané, and Sandy van Vuuren. “Commercial Essential Oils as Potential Antimicrobials to Treat Skin Diseases.” Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM vol. 2017 (2017): 4517971. https://dx.doi.org/10.1155%2F2017%2F4517971

Soonwera, Mayura. “Efficacy of essential oil from Cananga odorata (Lamk.) Hook.f. & Thomson (Annonaceae) against three mosquito species Aedes aegypti (L.), Anopheles dirus (Peyton and Harrison), and Culex quinquefasciatus (Say).” Parasitology research vol. 114, 12 (2015): 4531-43. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-015-4699-1

Tan, Loh Teng Hern et al. “Traditional Uses, Phytochemistry, and Bioactivities of Cananga odorata (Ylang-Ylang).” Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM vol. 2015 (2015): 896314. https://dx.doi.org/10.1155%2F2015%2F896314

Tarumi, Wataru, and Shinohara, Kazuyuki. “Olfactory Exposure to β-Caryophyllene Increases Testosterone Levels in Women’s Saliva.” Sexual medicine vol. 8, 3 (2020): 525-531. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.esxm.2020.06.001

Zhang, Nan et al. “Cananga odorata essential oil reverses the anxiety induced by 1-(3-chlorophenyl) piperazine through regulating the MAPK pathway and serotonin system in mice.” Journal of ethnopharmacology vol. 219 (2018): 23-30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2018.03.013