Ylang Ylang is confident, charming, and full of feminine beauty. It is a sensual essence that instils pleasure and can assist with matters of the heart. It has the power to heal the past and release bottled up emotions, helping bring balance to intense emotions.
Known for its powerful and unique floral scent, Ylang Ylang essential oil comes from the yellow flower of the Ylang Ylang tree, native to Indonesia.
Although Ylang Ylang came to fame as one of the beautiful scents in Chanel No.5, it has been used for centuries due to its many health benefits.
Highly sought after for its antioxidants and therapeutic abilities, Ylang Ylang can help with blood circulation, encourage growth and strength in your hair, and help rejuvenate your skin.
“I release the past and that helps me remember who I truly am.”
Ylang Ylang is perhaps one of the most beneficial essential oils for well-being. It can relieve symptoms of depression, promote a sense of calm, and alleviate stress. It is invigorating, and can help with fatigue by giving you the energy needed to get through the day ahead.
One of the side-effects to the benefit of your mental well-being, is that Ylang Ylang can also help improve any digestion symptoms that have come about due to stress and anxiety. It can alleviate indigestion, and help improve your appetite.
Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, Ylang Ylang can offer soothing relief to muscular pain, including menstrual cramps.
Combine with a carrier oil, or your usual skin lotions, and apply to your face to improve blood circulation and reduce blemishes in the skin.
Add a few drops to your regular shampoo, or dilute it with coconut oil for a natural conditioner.
Rub a few drops of diluted Ylang Ylang into areas of pain or onto your stomach to help with digestion.
Place a few drops on the back of your neck and massage into the skin to help calm nerves and stress.
Diffuse the rich, floral scent of Ylang Ylang in your home to create a calming, yet invigorating environment, whilst also helping manage high blood pressure.