Ylang Ylang – Summer Fun EO Series

Ylang Ylang Summer Fun

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This post was most recently updated on December 5th, 2018

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Summertime Essential Oil Series

Ylang Ylang Yoga Summer Fun

July focus on:

Yoga and Meditation

Latin name- Cananga odorata

Ylang Ylang is steam distilled from beautiful flowers that grow on trees.

Ylang Ylang trees grow naturally in Madagascar are said to be so fragrant!  Can you imagine walking through a grove of Ylang Ylang trees in full bloom on a beautiful summer morning?!

Magic I’m sure!                  ylang lang beach summer

Ylang Ylang essential oil has an exotic, sweet, floral scent with a hint of spices.  It is a very intense oil and one drop goes a very long way!

It has been known to calm the mind, body, and spirit.

Ylang Ylang is a wonderful oil to use while doing yoga and meditation. 

It has a magical way of calming the mind and helping you unwind.  A well-known trait of Ylang Ylang is calming a rapid heartbeat.

Try this for a relaxing blend with yoga or meditation!

  • 2 drops of ylang-ylang and 2 drops of frankincense essential oil

And if you need an energy boost!

  • 2 drops ylang-ylang and 2 drops of citrus oil like lemon, grapefruit,  or orange oil.

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It can help with: 
  • relaxation                                                                   
  • calming experience
  • lowering heart rate
  • skin care
  • inflammation
  • sore muscles
  • meditation and contemplation
  • digestion and stomach cramps
  • can stimulate the adrenal glands
  • enhance sexual energy

Ylang Ylang essential oil mixes well with frankincense, orange, lime, bergamot mint, patchouli, ginger to list a few.

Ylang Ylang Extra Essential Oil 10 mL
Ylang Ylang Extra Essential Oil 10 mL

Cautions: 

DO NOT USE if you have low blood pressure.  If you use too much it can cause nausea and headaches.  Do not use on damaged or diseased or sensitive skin.

DO NOT USE while pregnant or nursing unless under a doctors care.

*Robert Tisserand recommends to ONLY use .8% dilution when blending for use topically.

What do you use Ylang Ylang for? Did you try the relaxation and/or Energy Blends?

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