Botanical Name: Cananga Odorata
Plant Part: Flowers
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Product Description: The scent of ylang ylang, like jasmine and rose, has long been considered an aphrodisiac. Ylang Ylang is a tall tropical tree about 20 meters (60 feet) high with large fragrant, pink, mauve or yellow flowers. It is also thought to reduce anxiety and perhaps even relieve depression. Ylang Ylang is best suited for use in the perfumery and skincare industries.
Cautions: Dilute before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. It can also cause sensitivity on some people; excessive use of it may lead to headaches and nausea. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.