Ylang Ylang (Grd II) - Cananga odorata - Madagascar
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Extraction: Steam distilled from flowers
Volatility: Middle/base note
Colour: Clear to light yellow
Aroma: Sweet, floral, exotic
Germacrene, D (15%), β-caryophyllene (9%), α-farnesene (13%), ƿ-Cresyl methyl ether (8%), Benzyl acetate (10%), Methyl benzonate (4%), Geranyl acetate (4%).
Cautions / Safety Data
Avoid with low blood pressure. Do not use on the skin full strength. Always dilute in appropriate carriers before use. Not for internal use. Do not ingest. If pregnant or suffering from serious medical conditions, consult a qualified health professional, experienced in the use of essential oils.
Ylang Ylang is considered to be a Euphoric oil.
Essential oils are not meant to be a replacement for traditional medical treatment of diseases and conditions. When in doubt, please consult a physician.
Image credit: Photo of Ylang Ylang flower by Prenn. Licensed under CC Attribution Share-Alike 3.0. This image has been remixed/edited.