M.R Essentials Ylang Ylang Oil
M.R Essentials Ylang Ylang Oil 30ml
Anxiety. Depression. Frigidity. Hypertension. Palpitations. Stress.
Botanical Name: Cananga odorata var genuine.
Plant Family: Annonaceae.
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation.
Plant Part Used: Flowers.
Color: Clear with a Yellow Tinge.
Perfumery Note: Middle/Base.
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium – Strong.
Aromatic Description: Exotic, floral, sweet and slightly fruity.
Uses: Anxiety. Depression. Frigidity. Hypertension. Palpitations. Stress.
Source: Julia Lawless, The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Updated Edition) (London: Harper Thorsons, 2014), 204-205.
Major Constituents: Linalol. Farnesol. Geraniol. Geranial. Benzyl Acetate. Geranyl Acetate. Eugenol. Methyl Chavicol. Pinene. Beta-Caryophyllene. Farnasene.
Source: Shirley Price, The Aromatherapy Workbook (Hammersmith, London: Thorsons, 1993), 54-5.
Tisserand and Young indicate that Ylang Ylang Essential Oil may pose a moderate risk of skin sensitization and recommend dermal maximum of 0.8%. They caution to avoid use for those with hypersensitive/diseased/damaged skin and in children younger than 2. Reading Tisserand and Young's full profile is recommended. [Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, Essential Oil Safety (Second Edition. United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014), 476-480.]
Can cause headaches and nausea if used in excess. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 104.]