Ylang Ylang ( Extra) - AroMeds Cananga odorata is certified organic and the freshly picked flowers are steam distilled in India. It is in the annonaceae plant family, is a base note and has an intoxicating, exotic, floral, sweet aroma.
Emotional Support - ylang ylang can encourage warmth, self-confidence, awakening, sensuality, calm, joy and enthusiasm.
Blends well with-Bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, clove, eucalyptus, lemon, ginger, grapefruit, ho wood, jasmine, lemon, mandarin, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, petitgrain, rose, sandalwood, vetiver
Notes of interest- Battaglia states that " In Java, the flowers are strewn on the bridal bed of newlyweds..." (Not sure why newlyweds would need the incentive!)
Modes of Application- massage, compress, bath, salve, direct inhalation, diffuser, skin care
Safety data- Avoid while pregnant. May cause nausea or headaches if overused. Skin sensitization is possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used via inhalation and/or topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified period of time. Keep away from children and pets.
Battaglia, S. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Second Edition. The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Australia, 2003.
Tisserand, R and Young, R. Essential Oil Safety, A Guide for Health Care Professionals, Second Edition, Churchill Livingston Elsevier, 2014.
Worwood, V.A. Aromatherapy for the Soul, New World Library, 1999.
Please note: Information and statements provided by AroMed Aromatherapy and Lauren Andrews RN, CA, have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any health condition or disease. Information and interest only. The information is not designed for self-diagnosis. If you are concerned about a healthcare issue, see your doctor, specialist or ND. Please note that AroMed Aromatherapy accepts no liability for misuse of essential oils or other products.