Common Name: Ylang Ylang (1st)
Botanical Name: Cananga Odorata
Plant Part: Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Oil Type: Essential Oil
Aroma: Sweet, floral, distinct
Appearance: Clear with yellow tinge to golden yellow
Blends Well with: Bergamot, Chamomile, Clove, Ginger, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lemon, Litsea, Neroli, Orange (Sweet), Palmarosa, Patchouli, Peru Balsam, Petitgrain, Rosewood, Sage (Clary), Vetiver, and Vetiver (Wild).
Description: There are several types Ylang Ylang essential oils. Ylang Ylang 1st (this essential oil), 2nd, 3rd, Complete, and Extra. Each Ylang Ylang is named for the stage of the distillation process.
Ylang Ylang Extra would be the first essential oil extracted and is collected a very short time after distillation. After Ylang Ylang Extra is extracted, then Ylang Ylang 1st, then 2nd, and then 3rd is extracted respectively. Finally, Ylang Ylang Complete is collected when distillation is completed.
Each type of Ylang Ylang has the unmistakable, distinct, exotic aroma, yet each has its own aromatic variation. The quality of the oil is the same even though the aroma is different.
Ylang Ylang is very popular in fragrances and is found in many very high-end perfumes.
IMPORTANT: FOR SAFETY PURPOSES, THIS PRODUCT IS FOR AROMATHERAPY-USE ONLY. Unless you have received clearance from a qualified medical professional, use only for aromatherapy. Any essential oil that is used topically should be well-diluted to prevent irritation and/or other possible side effects. Always perform a skin patch test before using topically to test for allergies and/or sensitivities. This product should not be used during pregnancy or used by anyone with a medical condition without first consulting your physician or other qualified medical professional. For more general information on essential oils, click here.
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