Intensely sweet, this exotic essential oil from the Orient has delicious, languid tones that can be used to encourage an intimate atmosphere for heightened sexuality. As a relaxing oil it can also be used to encourage mental quiet and support a conscious move to let go of frustration or tension. Its scent can add sensuality and depth to perfume blends. Blends well with: Sandalwood, Jasmine, Lemon and Lavender True.
- Positive Outlook
Add 3-5 drops to a diffuser or to a bath to infuse a luxurious scent that nourishes the senses and allows fresh creativity and optimism to surface.
- Sexual desire
Ylang Ylang is a renowned aphrodisiac for men and women. Add 5 drops to a diffuser, the bath or massage oil. It is important to use the recommended amount for this purpose. A few drops can stimulate and enhance sexual desire, however too much will promote relaxation and sleep.
To support normal heart functions and offer a natural response to minor spasms and palpitations, blend 2 drops of Ylang Ylang into 1 ml of Sweet Almond oil and massage over the heart region before bed. (Always check with a health care specialist. When necessary, therapeutic oils may be used safely with prescribed medicine.)
Add 3-5 drops to a diffuser or to a bath to bring the body and mind together in quiet relaxation.
Traditional & Historical Information
The Ylang Ylang tree produces yellow blossoms with a potent floral fragrance. It is indigenous to the lush tropical forests of Asia. In Malayan, Ylang Ylang translates to flowers of flowers. Ylang Ylang oil has long been celebrated for its reputation to arouse, entice and excite. Asian women have used it for centuries as an aphrodisiac and a tonic to maintain long, healthy shiny hair. Indonesian newlyweds traditionally place it on to the marriage bed. The uplifting properties of Ylang Ylang have been used to help ease tension, stress and anxiety. It is also believed to be helpful for menstrual disorders and has been promoted as an effective relaxant useful in the management of depression and frustration and heart palpitations.
Safe if used as directed. If ingested, drink milk and seek advice. Avoid contact with eyes: flush with water. Keep out of reach of children.
Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body process for optimum health and wellbeing. The information here is NOT meant as recommendation for cure of any medical condition or disease.