Derived from unique star-shaped flowers, Ylang Ylang is often used to support healthy skin and hair, while simultaneously providing a calming effect and promoting a positive outlook.
This essential oil is derived from the star-shaped flowers of the tropical Ylang Ylang tree and is used extensively in making perfumes and in aromatherapy.
Some women’s fragrances that feature this exotic oil in their composition include:
- Chanel No. 5,
- Nina Ricci L’Air du Temps,
- Nicole Miller Frenzy Perfume Eau de Parfum Spray for Women,
- Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Ylang & Vanilla,
- Estee Lauder Private Collection
- Givenchy Amarige
Similar to Jasmine, it has been used for centuries in religious and wedding ceremonies. In aromatherapy, It is used to lessen tension and stress and to promote a positive outlook. It is frequently used in luxurious hair and skin products for its scent and nourishing and protective properties. Taken internally, it provides antioxidant support.* and it blends well with Bergamot, Geranium, Grapefruit, and Vetiver. How to pronounce It, “EE-lang EE-lang.” Where It’s Found The tree is native to the rainforests of tropical Asian countries, primarily Indonesia. What it smells like, the oil is beautifully fragrant, with a heavy, sweet, slightly fruity floral scent. It is one of the main notes in many of the most popular fragrances today, including Chanel No. 5 and Joy Perfume.
- Put it into an Epsom Salt bath for relaxation.
- Refresh your skin with an aromatherapy steam facial using this fabulous essential oil.
- Put on your wrists for a sweet, floral perfume.
- Add it to Fractionated Coconut Oil for a deep hair conditioner.
- Take internally for antioxidant support.*
Directions for Use
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with dōTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.
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