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 found in perfumes, Ylang Ylang is used to support emotions and relaxation. Try blending Ylang Ylang and Lavender together in a diffuser or with lotion while getting ready for bed. Ylang Ylang can also be added to skin care preparations as a tonic for the skin.
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 different types of essential oil depending on the process’s length of time. Our Ylang Ylang is Complete, having been distilled for the full length of time.
Blending Recommendations: Ylang Ylang is famous for its feminine, floral aroma and can be found in perfumes worldwide. Small amounts of Ylang Ylang are all that are needed in most cases.
Bergamot, Black Pepper, Carrot Seed, Cedarwood Atlas, Chamomile (all varieties), Cinnamon Bark, Clary Sage, Clove, Frankincense, Rose Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Helichrysum, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Myrrh, Neroli, Sweet Orange, Patchouli, Peppermint, Petitgrain, Ravintsara, Rose Otto, Sandalwood, Spikenard, Vetiver.
Safety Information: No contraindications. Do not apply to broken or sensitive skin. Use with caution around 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 Topical Dilution: 1%; 9 drops per ounce of carrier
Germacrene D 19.93%
Benzyl Benzoate 6.66%
Geranyl Acetate 5.43%
This Ylang Ylang essential oil contains an additional 131 constituents under 1%.
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.