AROMA & PROPERTIES: Ylang Ylang is a pale yellow liquid with an intensely sweet, floral scent; a semi-wild tree with brittle wood and is found in the south sea islands notable Seychelles.This “flower of flowers” derives from the Malay “Alanginlang”’ indicating the way flowers hang. The tree is apparently “a crown in the East” and is also known as ‘the perfume tree’. It has Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Aphrodisiac, Hypotensive & Sedative properties. Used extensively in classy perfumes. A lovely custom in Indonesia sees beds spread with Ylang Ylang petals on wedding nights, honoring the aphrodisiac & romantic qualities for which it is famed.
BODY: With its reputed ability to balance the hormone makes it viable for problems associated with the reproductive system. A tonic to the womb could be helpful after a cesarean birth instilling a feeling of warmth and togetherness. It is antidepressant and aphrodisiac qualities are well known for helping with sexual problems, such as impotence and frigidity. useful with rapid breathing and rapid heartbeat. Its sedative properties could help bring down high blood pressure. Altogether has a relaxing effect on the nervous system.
SKIN: A versatile oil, having a balancing action on sebum so making it effective on both oily and dry skin. It has hydrating properties that aid in maintaining the skin’s oil production and keep it well-nourished. Its natural antiseptic properties could even heal any kind of offcuts or cracks caused by excessively dry skin. It can moisturize replenish the skin as well keep it healthy.
HAIR: Has a tonic and stimulating effect on the scalp promoting more luxurious hair growth. The oil is ideal for those with dry scalps, as it can stimulate sebum production. A lack of enough oil and sebum causes hair to become dry and brittle and improves hair texture and reduces hair breakage. When it is massaged into the hair follicles, it stimulates hair growth. In the South Seas, women dress their hair with Ylang Ylang in a mixture of coconut oil.
MIND: Excellent for excitable conditions regulating adrenaline flow and relaxing the system, resulting in a feeling of joy. Could well ease feelings of anger, shock panic, and fear.