Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Ylang Ylang
- Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata)
Ylang ylang oil comes from the flowers of the Cananga odorata tree. It has a sweet, floral scent.
Properties[edit | edit source]
Circulatory[edit | edit source]
Reduces hypertension (high blood pressure).
Emotional[edit | edit source]
Helps relieve stress and anxiety. Encourages deep sleep.
Immunological[edit | edit source]
Fights intestinal infections.
Sexual[edit | edit source]
Can help relieve sexual dysfunction. Can act as an aphrodisiac.
Caution[edit | edit source]
- Ylang ylang oil may irritate sensitive skin.
- The strong scent may cause headache or nausea.