The Cananga tree (Canaga odorata) is an evergreen tropical tree originating in the Phillipines and is often referred to as Ylang Ylang. It grows to around 12 metres and produces fragrant pink, mauve or yellow flowers. The essential oil is extracted from the fresh flowers by steam distillation. With its exotic sweet aroma Ylang Ylang essential oil is calming and is purported to be beneficial for balancing the skin.

Botanical Name   Cananga odorata

Plant Part   Fresh flowers

Actions   Warming, relaxing, restoring, calming, induces serenity, sensuality and exuberance

May Help   Stress, depression, nervous tension, insomnia, PMS, sexual indifference, frustration

Fragrance Note   Base

Blends with   Geranium, Lavender, Neroli, Sandalwood, Rose, Jasmine, Bergamot, Citrus Oils

 

 

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