Plant Part: Flower
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Aromatic Description: Sweet, spicy, rich
Main Chemical Components: Germacrene D, β-Caryophyllene, Farnesene
- Helps promote the appearance of healthy skin and hair when applied topically
- It elevates the mood and has relaxing effect when diffused
Ylang Ylang essential oil is derived from the Ylang Ylang tropical tree star flowers, and is extensively used in the perfume industry and aromatherapy.
Similar to Jasmine, Ylang Ylang has been used for centuries in marriage as well as religious ceremonies.
In aromatherapy, Ylang Ylang is used to reduce tension, stress and promote a positive outlook.
It is also widely used in products for hair and skin, for its nutritional and protective properties.
Ylang Ylang blends well with Bergamot, Geranium and Grapefruit.