Organic Ylang Ylang Complete Essential Oil (Cananga odorata var. genuina)


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Botanical Name - Canangaodorata 

Caution - *
Avoidwith low blood pressure

Aroma - Intensely sweet, floral-balsamic 

Extraction - Steam distillation. 

There are five versions or"Grades" of organic Ylang Ylang essential oil, created by distillingthe plant material for different amounts of time called Fractions.


  1. The first Fractioncalled Extra, itis collected in the first hour or so of distillation, and is the mostfragrant. Best for skin care use.


  1. The next three Fractions arecalled 1, 11 and111arecollected over 12-20 hours of distillation. These are thought of as lowergrades and not used so much in aromatherapy.


  1. When all four Fractionsof  the distillation are combined i.e Extra, 1, 11 and 111 this iscalled Complete.  Thisis as close to the whole Ylang ylang essential oil you can get. Best fortherapeutic use.

Part of Plant  - Flowers

Chemical Constituents- Linalol, geranyl acetate, para-cresyl methyl ether

Country of Origin - Madagascar 

Uses - Adeeply soothing yet uplifting oil with a sweet, exotic scent. Excellent forskin and hair care, and much used in perfumery. A very sensual oil which isperfect for an aphrodisiac massage blend.

Organic Certificate - Thisessential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, it has beenproduced to the highest ethical and environmental standards.

Storage - Storeoil in cool dark place and keep out of reach of children 

**Safety Alert**

Avoid use of essential oils (unless undermedical supervision) if:

  • You are pregnant
  • You have a skin condition
  • You have asthma
  • You have severe allergies
  • You have epilepsy or are prone to seizures
  • You have heart disease
  • You have high blood pressure
  • You are on a course of treatment withprescribed medication

Rules for safe usage:

  • Many essential oils are too powerful to beapplied directly to the skin undiluted (also known as “neat”), they must bediluted with a neutral carrier oil, such as jojoba oil, to avoid irritation.
  • Never use essential oils on or around the eyesor mucous membranes.
  • Several oils, like bergamot and other citrus,can cause allergic sensitivity to the sun and should be used with caution.
  • Children and the elderly can be extrasensitive to the effects of essential oils.
  • Essential oils are flammable, so keep themaway from open flames.
  • Never ingest essential oils unless it is underthe close supervision and prescription of a clinically-trained medical oraromatherapeutic professional. Some oils can be toxic, and if taken internallymay be fatal. If you don’t know the specific chemistry of the oil, do not takeit internally.