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Ylang Ylang - The Mockingbird Apothecary & General Store

Ylang Ylang

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Ylang Ylang's soothing properties make it effective for stress and assists with problems such as high blood pressure, rapid breathing and heartbeat, nervous conditions.  Ylang Ylang's aphrodisiac-inducing aroma has historically been used for impotence and frigidity.

Primary Uses

  • Has a balancing effect on sebum and is useful for both oily and dry skin types
  • Great for stress-related digestive problems like irritable bowel syndrome
  • Works well for sexual difficulties, especially those stemming from lack of confidence and/or inhibition
  • Relieves congested skin caused by acne

Directions for Use

  • Use 4-5 drops in a diffuser of your choice
  • Dilute 1% to 5% in carrier oil for topical use to minimize skin sensitivity

Botanical Name

Cananga odorata

Aromatic Description

Balsam, Exotic, Sensual, Floral, and Sweet

Collection Method

Steam Distilled

Plant Part


Country of Origin


Main Constituents

Germacrene, caryophyllene

    Safety & Precautions

    Avoid with low blood pressure.  Use in moderation and low dilution to avoid light-headedness, headaches, or nausea.  Safe to use during entire pregnancy.