Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Young Living Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Young Living ylang ylang essential oil (Cananga odorata) is steam distilled from flowers of trees grown in Ecuador and Madagascar, Ylang Ylang essential oil has a sweet, romantic aroma and moisturizing properties, making it a key ingredient in many luxury skin and hair products. Ylang Ylang is often classified as a heart note because it emerges just as the top notes begin to dissipate. Add it to your daily moisturizer, a steamy bath, or homemade hair mask for a relaxing, luxuriously aromatic at-home spa day.

15 ml
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Botanical Family: Annonaceae

Plant Origin: Madagascar, Ecuador

Extraction Method: Steam distilled from flowers. Flowers are picked early in the morning to maximize oil yield. The highest quality oil is drawn from the first distillation and is known as ylang ylang complete.

Key Constituents:

  • Germacrene D (14-27%)
  • (E,E)-Alpha-Farnesene (5-23%)
  • Benzyl Acetate (1-15%)
  • Geranyl Acetate (2-11%)
  • Beta-Caryophyllene (2-19%)
  • Benzyl Benzoate (4-8%)
  • Linalol (2-16%)
  • Para-Cresyl Methyl Ether (0.5-9%)
  • Methyl Benzoate (1-5%)
  • Benzyl Salicyclate (1-5%)

ORAC: 130,000 µTE/100g

Historical Data: Ylang Ylang means “flower or flowers.” The flowers have been used to cover the beds of newlywed couples on their wedding night. Traditionally used in hair formulas to promote thick, shiny, lustrous hair.

How To Use

  • Topical: Apply 2-4 drops directly to desired area. Dilution not required, except for the most sensitive skin. Use as needed.
  • Aromatic: Diffuse up to 10 minutes 3 times daily.
  • Caution: Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use. Not intended for use during pregnancy. Not intended for children under the age of 6 without the advice of a health professional.
  • Rub on your wrists and neck to leave a calming, floral fragrance you can smell throughout the day.
  • Use Ylang Ylang’s moisturizing properties as part of your skin care regimen by adding the oil to a neutral lotion or non-comedogenic carrier oil.
  • Add a couple of drops to coconut oil for a deep-conditioning hair treatment that will leave hair smelling floral and sweet.
  • Put a few drops into a hot bath to unwind after a long day.

BLENDS containing ylang ylang essential oil

NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS containing ylang ylang essential oil

PERSONAL PRODUCTS containing ylang ylang essential oil

* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.

9 comments to “Ylang Ylang Essential Oil”
  1. After watching Gary Young explain in the video above how critical it is to harvest the Ylang Ylang flower at just the right stage of maturity, watch this video to see how little thought goes into harvest green flowers for the rest of the essential oil industry and, ultimately, for perfumes and fragrances where they are content using chemicals as poor counterfeits of natural substances.

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