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Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Cananga odorata Origin: Madagascar

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Cananga odorata

Common Method Of Extraction

Steam distilled

Parts Used


Note Classification



Rich, sweet floral

Largest Producing Countries

Comoro Islands and Madagascar

Traditional Use

Used throughout the fragrance industry. Ylang ylang is also known for its sedative properties.


Antibacterial, antidepressant, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, cell proliferant, disinfectant, expectorant, nervine, sedative, vulnerary

Blends Well With

Bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, clove, eucalyptus lemon, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, lemon, litsea cubeba, mandarin, neroli, opopanax, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, peru balsam, petitgrain, rose, rosewood, sandalwood, tuberose, vetiver

Safety Data

Avoid while pregnant.


This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.