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Ylang Ylang 1st Essential Oil 5 ml

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Ingredients: Cananga Odorata Flower Oil
Botanical name: Cananga odorata
Common name: Ylang ylang 1st



Ylang Ylang grows in the spice islands of Indolesia and is steam extracted from fresh flower petals with the yellow petals are said to give the best oil. 

The oil has euphoric and sedative effects on the nervous system, helping with anxiety, tension, shock, fear and panic.  The aphrodisiac properties make this a popular wedding flower.

The time taken for the extraction to take place determines the aroma of the oil.

Extra: This is the first pressing which is said to be the most delicate quality. It has the lightest and sweetest aroma.

1st: A little deeper in aroma than the extra but still very sweet.

2nd: Deeper still in aroma, less sweet and more medicinal and deep.

3rd: Much deeper aroma with middle to base note properties and potent medicinal-like-aromatic notes.

Complete: The combination of all of the above, the best, true representation of the flower.

Strength of aroma: Strong

Aromatic scent: Sweet, exotic, floral aroma.

Common uses: Ylang ylang has traditionally been used for its calming and balancing properties. It has been known to help relieve extreme mood swings associated with PMS.

Plant part: Flower

Extraction method: Steam distilled

Note: Middle

Cautions: Non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitising. Avoid during pregnancy.

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