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Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
Summertime Essential Oil Series
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 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!
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It can help with:
- calming experience
- lowering heart rate
- skin care
- sore muscles
- meditation and contemplation
- digestion and stomach cramps
- can stimulate the adrenal glands
- enhance sexual energy
Ylang Ylang Extra Essential Oil 10 mL
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?