Ylang Ylang Cananga odorata

Derived from unique star-shaped flowers, Ylang Ylang is often used to support healthy skin and hair, while simultaneously providing a calming effect and promoting a positive outlook.

Primary Benefits

  • Provides antioxidant support*
  • Promotes appearance of healthy skin and hair
  • Lifts mood while having a calming effect

Aromatic Description
Sweet, rich, spicy

Collection Method
Steam Distillation

Plant Part

Main Constituents
Germacrene, caryophyllene

Germacrene D, the sesquiterpene that is the primary chemical constituent of  ylang ylang essential oil, is a very important compound in plant and insect interactions.


Aromatic Usage Suggestions

  • Diffuse to lift your mood
  • Diffuse to lift your mood while experiencing a calming effect.
  • Promotes a positive outlook.
Topical Usage Suggestions

  • Blend several drops with Fractionated Coconut Oil and massage to help reduce the effects of daily stress
  • Apply to the back of the neck for a calming, uplifting effect
  • Blend several drops of Ylang Ylang with Fractionated Coconut Oil and massage into back and shoulders to help reduce the effects of daily stress.
  • During the damaging heat of the summer, massage Ylang Ylang into your scalp to increase the appearance of healthy, shiny hair.
  • Add Ylang Ylang to Fractionated Coconut Oil for a deep hair conditioner.
Internal Use Suggestions:

  • Take in a veggie capsule to support healthy cellular function*
Can be applied topically without dilution (neat)

Directions for Use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with  Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.


Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.