Ylang-Ylang

 

Ylang-Ylang

Ylang-Ylang

Cananga odorata

Properties: sedative (to the nervous system) and stimulant (to the circulatory system), antidepressant and an aphrodisiac.

Usage What it’s good for
Added to bathwater, or in a vaporiser/burner Relieving stress-related disorders, such as insomnia, depression, anxiety and nervous tension, high blood pressure and palpitations.
Massage Easing skin complaints such as acne, irritated, dry or oily skin, insect bites and stings.
Scalp tonic Promoting hair growth and regulating a dry or greasy scalp.

Caution: can cause nausea or headache if not diluted enough; is best used in moderation.