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The essential oil of Ylang Ylang or Cananga odorata is an evergreen tree up to 15 meters high, native to Indonesia, also widespread in Australia and part of Asia. It has an erect, very branched stem which gives rise to a well-balanced crown. The leaves are large, dark green, glossy, lanceolate and with wavy margins; on the underside they are slightly pubescent. In spring and autumn it produces numerous flowers at the leaf axil, solitary or gathered in small clusters; they have 3-5 elongated, pendulous, greenish-yellow petals resembling a 5-pointed star, which turn intense yellow when they reach maturity.

The name ylang-ylang of Tagalog origin, means flower of flowers, or from ilang-ilan, that is "uncommon", referable to the very particular aroma. The women of those places used to dissolve a few drops in coconut oil to protect their skin and hair during the rainy season. Already the French colonists called it "aphrodisiac perfume", because it was used in harems together with other essential oils.



Calmingif inhaled it has a relaxing action on the nervous system, alleviates disorders such asanxiety,depression,irritabilityAndinsomnia. The essential oil of ylang ylang createsharmonyin case of conflict, anger, resentment and frustration, because it promotes understanding and forgiveness, dissolves disappointments and offenses, restores the desire to love;

Hypotensive, the essence is able to lower blood pressure and attenuate the disturbances caused on the cardio-circulatory system by stress, such as palpitations and tachycardia.

Aphrodisiacit is an erotic essential oil, useful for awakening the senses, in case of frigidity, impotence, and for those who cannot let go; it removes doubt, insecurities and blocked feelings. It is of great help in repressed femininity because it releases joy, sensuality, euphoria and inner security.

InvigoratingAndastringentfor the skin is indicated in case ofacne e excessive sebum production: if you dilute a few drops in the facial cleanser, the dermis regains tone and brightness. When poured in small doses, in dōTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil, it is an excellent nourishing and protective for hair, subject to salt, wind and sun.

How to use:

Diffusion: 3 - 4 drops in your diffuser.
Internal use: dilute one drop in 120 ml of liquid.
Topical use: apply 1 - 2 drops on the area to be treated. Dilute with dōTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize skin sensitivity.

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WARNINGS  Can create skin sensitivity problems. Keep out of reach of children. Before use, consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding or during drug treatment or if you are pregnant.

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