Ylang Ylang No 1
Ylang Ylang extra is from the very first distillation of the flowers and is of the finest quality. Ylang ylang is distilled upto 5 times with ylang ylang no 1 being the next best grade.
Most Ylang Ylang's on the market if not specified are usually between grades 2 to 5.
|Latin name:||Cananga odorata|
|Part of Plant used:||Flowers|
|Extraction method:||Distillation – Ylang ylang can be distilled up to five times|
|Country of Origin:||Commores, Madagascar|
|Colour of oil:||Clear, pale yellow|
|Odour Description:||Sweet, warm, exotic, heavy, sensual|
|Notes:||Top-strong Mid-strong Base-mild|
|Safety Information:||Can get heady in large amounts|
|Chemical Constituents:||Linalol, linalyl benzoate, linalyl acetate|
|Actions on the body:||Anti depressant, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, sedative|
Main Therapeutic Properties
The Circulatory system: Helpful in lowering high blood pressure, tachycardia and palpitations
The Endocrine system: Can support hormonal balance esp. with geranium and lavender
The Nervous system: Excellent for stress, nervous tension
The Reproductive system: Helps individuals confront and deal with their sexuality, esp. frigidity and impotence. I have found this especially helpful to work with individuals who have trouble accepting their sexuality and/or sensuality
The Skin: Soothing to inflammations, acne, dry, chapped skin
Psychology of: Can help soothe and reduce anxiety, anger and fright, sedative and antidepressant, very calming, reassuring, also considered to be one of the best aphrodisiacs.