Extraction method: Steam distillation
Parts used: Flowers
Chakra Association: Svadisthana (Sacral) and Anahata (Heart)
Note Classification: Middle
Aroma: Fresh, sweet, floral, fragrant yet delicate, slightly fruity
Largest Producing Countries: Indonesia, Philippines, Comoros Islands
Traditional Uses: Once a popular ingredient in hair preparations, and was called macassar oil.
Properties: Anti-depressant, antiseborrheic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, hypo-tensive, nervine, sedative
Mental & Emotional Effects: Euphoric and sedative effect on the nervous system. Helps with anxiety, tension, shock, fear, and panic.
Benefits: High blood pressure, rapid breathing and heart rate, nervous conditions, impotence and frigidity. Topically can help with acne and oily skin.
Blends well with: Bergamot, grapefruit, lavender, and sandalwood.
Other Interesting Notes: Useful for intestinal infections. Name means “flower of flowers”. Ylang Ylang is known as a mood booster. It works effectively on the emotions, and is also a well known aphrodisiac. It's calming effects are particularly helpful to make your sexual experience feel deeper and more profound. It prevents both Tachycardia (rapid heartbeat) and Hyperapnea (fast, shallow breathing). This soothes the emotions of anxiety, anger, worry and fear – and gets you in the mood for some loving!
Safety Data: Never apply undiluted oil directly to the skin. For external use only. Avoid during pregnancy. Over-exposure may cause headache and nausea.
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