Effective as a sedative to the nervous system, can aid sleep while reducing anxiety for those who have an affinity to its aroma. Ylang's ability to reduce stress and anxiety make it a possible aphrodisiac. It is so nice in massage oils and nighttime baths. Ylang, blended with clary sage and geranium, make is very useful for women dealing with symptoms of PMS, particularly when mood swings are an issue. Has analgesic and anti-inflammatory qualities, providing pain relief. Effective when used with lavender or spikenard for rapid breathing or heartbeat and can possibly lower blood pressure. It is also an important oil in skincare, as its sebum balancing nature make it useful for all skin types.
Latin Name: Cananga odorata
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Extraction Method: Steam distilled flowers
Base note with a strong, distinct, floral, and sweet aroma.
Avoid while pregnant. May cause nausea or headaches if overused. Skin sensitization is possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used via inhalation and/or topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified period of time. Keep away from children and pets.
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