Ylang Ylang - 5ml- Organic
Ylang Ylang Aromatic Profile
Botanical Name: Cananga odorata
Origin: Native to the rainforests of the Philippines and Indonesia, but now cultivated in various tropical regions around the world.
Ylang ylang boasts a highly distinctive and complex aroma that is simultaneously rich, sweet, and floral, with nuanced undertones reminiscent of jasmine and banana. Its scent is often described as heady and exotic, evoking the ambiance of tropical landscapes.
Main Components: Linalool, germacrene, geranyl acetate, caryophyllene, and p-cresyl methyl ether.
Ylang ylang is a versatile oil in perfumery, acting as a middle to base note. It blends beautifully with various floral, citrus, and woody oils, enhancing bouquets in both simple and intricate blends. Partners exceptionally well with jasmine, rose, bergamot, vetiver, and sandalwood.
Beyond its aromatic allure, ylang ylang is often pursued for its calming and balancing effects, making it a cherished component in aromatherapy practices aimed at reducing stress and promoting relaxation.
The name 'Ylang Ylang' is derived from the Tagalog word 'ilang', meaning 'wilderness', reflecting its wild growth in its native regions. The repetition of the word ('ilang-ilang') suggests a rare and special kind of wilderness due to its enchanting aroma.