We have 3 variations of Ylang Ylang – Cananga odorata var.
- Ylang Ylang Extra = First hour or two when flower is steam distilled.
- Ylang I, II and III = extracted in order and designated amounts of time.
- Ylang ylang complete = either total of all the oil collected OR just a blend of each of the 4 fractions
This specific version is the “complete” version collected from the fresh flowers of the tree and is certified organic.
Ylang Ylang has a sweet floral fragrance and can be used on its own. It is balsamic, heady and can be overpowering so use with care.
Ylang Ylang usually forms part of a body/skin cleaning applications such as soaps and cosmetics – even in Chanel No 5 perfume! It has antiseptic qualities but be sure to do a skin test before you go ylang ylang on it!
Ylang Ylang is used to promote relaxation and kill bacteria. Very interestingly it is often used to increase sexual desire and lower blood pressure.
Ylang Ylang is believed to improve memory and thinking skills.
Another use for Ylang Ylang is for flavouring food and beverages. But I don’t promote drinking these things but when it is processed specifically for this use it has proven to be safe – but I definitely wouldn’t consume it in essential oil format. Keep in mind that I’m not a professional advisor or aromatherapist. I do however use Ylang Ylang and enjoy it’s beautiful essence – especially for my skin and drops in my bath for relaxation.
In summary these are the popular uses for Ylang Ylang – Cananga odorata var:
aphrodisiac, anti-depressant, relaxes mind & body, relaxes high blood pressure, improves blood circulation, soothes sore muscles, promotes hair growth, balances oily/dry skin, prevents wrinkles, sedative, palpitations, calming, antiseptic, energizing properties reduce chronic fatigue.
Essential Oil Numerology
Ylang Ylang is the oil of romance. Ylang Ylang brings the male and female energies together in the romantic sphere. It’s an inspirational oil because when you’re in love you are inspired. When you’re in love everything looks beautiful and anything looks doable. You know this feeling – you can climb any mountain and swim any sea when you’re in love. You get new ideas and you are positive when you’re in love.
If you are feeling depressed, lonely and deprived Ylang Ylang will lift you more into a field of inspiration and into the acceptance of love.
The dark side of Ylang Ylang involves the obsession for perfectionism and pushing the limits till the extent of burnout. This can result in feelings of being a victim. This side also implies sexual immorality.
The opposite light side is the desire for the romantic kingdom of princes and princesses. This energy desires beautiful spaces and beautiful things and especially nurturing.
When Ylang Ylang brings these energies into balance one achieves partnership, togetherness and co-dependency. Ylang Ylang empowers one with love and love is an integrator. It brings more romance into things. At the moment there is a necessity for more romance because of the loss of the spiritual side of things. Everything has become artificial – artificial intelligence doesn’t have romance – it is more physical and practical. There is however an extreme pull towards spiritual creation and the understanding that you can create by design rather than by default.
Ylang Ylang is a very special oil and contains the powerful master number 11. This means that Ylang Ylang encourages spiritual insight and a higher sense of intuition, supernatural abilities, increased sensitivity as well as empathy and natural intelligence. This number implies great trials but even greater potential because when true unconditional love is discovered it encourages independence but at the same time co-dependence but in a more humanitarian way. It is a universal messenger.
- Feeling of being in love
- Heightened libido
- Renewal of marriage vows for those that are married
- Finding new love
In essence Ylang Ylang pulls the male energy towards spirituality and pulls the female energy towards physicality.
SLOGAN FOR YLANG YLANG
“All you need is love”
PLEASE NOTE THESE SAFETY GUIDELINES THAT ARE APPLICABLE FOR ALL ESSENTIAL OIL USE.
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