Ylang Ylang Oil

Origin :


Botanical Name:

Cananga odorata var genuina



Extraction Method:

Steam Distillation

Plant Part:


Colour & Appearance:

Clear with a Yellow Tinge and Intensely sweet floral

Ylang Ylang Oil is produced from a tree of the same name that has its origin in Indonesia and is grown in several parts of the world nowadays. The oil is extracted from the fresh flowers of Ylang Ylang tree, which carry amazing fragrance, by the method of steam distillation. It has become a household name today across the globe for its diversified uses and amazing health benefits.

Properties of Ylang Ylang Oil

Main : Germacrene D, β-Caryophyllene, Farnesene

Other : Linalool, geranyl acetate, caryophyllene, p-cresyl methyl ether, methyl benzoate, benzyl acetate, benzyl benzoate, and other sesquiterpenes

Uses of Ylang Ylang Oil

Ylang Ylang Oil is quite popular across the globe for its medicinal properties and uses. Below are some of the uses listed for your reference.

  • Ylang Ylang Oil is used in making various cosmetic products such as fragrances, perfumes, room fresheners, as well as diffusers.
  • Ylang Ylang Oil enhances blood circulation in the body.
  • The oil aids in the reduction of blemish appearance.
  • The oil is used for hair wellness.
  • The oil helps to keep the blood pressure low.
  • The oil is used for Aromatherapy.

Topical Uses

  • Promote relaxation
  • Kill bacteria,
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Increase sexual desire

Everyday Uses

  • Reduce Anxiety
  • Antimicrobial Properties
  • Wound Healing
  • Treat Rheumatism and Gout
  • Fight Malaria
  • Improve Skin and Hair Health
  • Relax Bladder Muscles
  • Insect Repellent

Popular Uses

  • Boost mood
  • Reduce depression
  • Alleviate anxiety
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Decrease heart rate
  • Stimulate oil production in the skin and on the scalp

Applications Uses

  • Insect Repellent
  • Soaps
  • Fragrance
  • Beverages
  • Massage Oils
  • Moisturizing Creams
  • Creams
  • Hair Oil
  • Anti-Aging Massage Oil
  • Hair Conditioner
  • Mood Enhancer
  • Aphrodisiac

Health Benefits of Ylang Ylang Oil

Due to its antidepressant, anti-seborrheic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, and nerving properties, Ylang Ylang Essential Oil offers some amazing health benefits. Let us discover some of those here.

  • It is considered quite beneficial for relaxing both mind and body.
  • Ylang Ylang Oil prevents a nervous breakdown
  • It prevents the body from possible infections that can be caused by wounds and cuts
  • The oil aids in the treatment of various skin problems such as skin irritation, acne, and dermatitis.

Primary Benefits

  • Provides antioxidant support
  • Provides a calming, positive environment

How to Apply Ylang Ylang Oil

Directions For Use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser
Topical use:

  • Apply one to two drops to the desired area.
  • Dilute with oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.


  • Keep away from children.
  • If pregnant or nursing, consult your doctor.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

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