Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

I absolutely love the smell of Ylang Ylang! I find it instantly takes me to a place of calm.

Interestingly, traditionally there were no uses for this essential oil, so it is thought that it was developed for the fragrance trade.

Uses and Benefits:

  • Calming & Balancing – ylang ylang can help to calm the mind and balance you emotionally. Diffuse for 20 minutes after a┬áhard day at work and it will help you unwind.
  • Hair Growth – thought to stimulate hair growth. Add 20 drops to your usual bottle of shampoo, mix thoroughly and enjoy!
  • Lowers Blood Pressure – can also help with rapid breathing, rapid heart beat and heart palpitations. Inhale direct from the bottle for physical support.
  • Insomnia – because of its calming and meditative effects on the brain and body, it can help you to get a good night sleep! Check out my recipe for Linen Sleep Spray.
  • Aphrodisiac – diffuse in the bedroom…
  • Hormone balancing – may help balance hormones. Dilute to 2% in a carrier oil and apply to abdomen.

I buy my Ylang Ylang here.


Avoid use of Ylang Ylang if you have low blood pressure.

Always check for further contraindications or warnings.

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