6 Reasons to love Ylang Ylang

6 Reasons To Love Ylang-Ylang Essential Oil

Did you know Ylang-Ylang Essential Oil has been documented for being used since 1800? In ancient Africa, it was used to quell anger and is still used today for many things including its ability to calm emotions.

Ylang-Ylang is an essential oil that is extracted from the flowers of the Cananga odorata plant. This plant is native to Indonesia, but now it can be found all over the world in tropical regions. The oil has a sweet smell, and it has been used for centuries in traditional medicines.

There are many uses of Ylang-Ylang essential oil, and this is why I so love this essential oil. Here are 6 reasons why you should love Ylang-Ylang Essential Oil too.

#1  Mood Booster

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This Awesome Essential Oil is a mood booster that enhances relaxation and emotional well-being. It is a great choice for people who are in need of some uplifting. This oil has a calming effect on the mind, which can help to relieve stress and anxiety. It also has a sedative effect on the body, which can help with sleep problems.

This great oil has been used in aromatherapy for centuries to help people feel better and have positive moods. The scent of the oil is usually described as floral, sweet, and exotic which usually promotes feelings of happiness and well-being. Studies show that this type of essential oil can help people to release their stress and feel more relaxed after taking a hot bath with some drops of ylang-ylang essential oils

#2 Improves Immunity and Health

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Ylang Ylang essential oil has been used for centuries to improve immunity. It is used to improve the immune system, fight bacterial infections, and reduce inflammation. In a small study, 2007 was found to contain antioxidants. Ylang Ylang also has anti-inflammatory properties that help to reduce inflammation in joints and muscles. Support your body with Ylang Ylang essential oil.

#3 Popular Perfume

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This multi-use essential oil can also be used as a natural perfume. The Ylang-Ylang plant has flowers that are used to produce fragrant oil. It has a sweet scent that is often used in perfumes for its calming effect on the mind. The flowers are steam-distilled to extract the oil which is then mixed with coconut or jojoba oils to produce perfumes. You can use it to make your own perfume by adding it to your favourite essential oil with a carrier oil like jojoba and applying it to your skin.

#4 Great For Skincare

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"The oil is used as a scent in perfumes, soaps, cosmetics, and other personal care products." The use of ylang ylang essential oil on your skin can have many benefits including helping to soothe dry skin, reduce inflammation, and promote wound healing.

It can also be used as an anti-aging treatment by reducing wrinkles and signs of aging on the face. One of the amazing health benefits of ylang-ylang essential oil is that it can be quite soothing for the skin. It also has great anti-inflammatory properties. This is really valuable for people with acne or eczema. Ylang-ylang oil helps to regenerate skin cells and reduce any scars from wounds or burns.

#5 Natural Hair Conditioner

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Avoid the harmful chemicals found in deep hair conditioners and deep hair conditioning treatments, and go natural! Create your very own natural deep hair conditioner by adding Ylang Ylang essential oil to Fractionated Coconut Oil and applying it to your hair. Ylang Ylang oil contains great hair benefits that will leave your hair looking healthy and beautiful!

#6 Helps Alleviate Headaches

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This type of essential oil has a calming effect on the mind which helps in reducing the severity of the headache.

The following steps are to be followed in order to use Ylang-Ylanga for headaches:

1) Put a few drops of Ylang-Ylanga on your palm and rub it on your forehead and neck area.

2) Inhale the aroma from your hands which will help you feel better.

3) Continue doing so until you feel relief from the headache.

How To User and Safetly

How To User Ylang Ylang

You can use Ylang-Ylang Essential Oil in many ways. The most popular is through a diffuser or humidifier thus spreading the smell around the room. It can also be added to a bath for a luxurious soak. Add to your favourite carrier oil for a relaxing massage. If it is 100% you can add just a couple of drops to your skin if you are experiencing a headache or as a perfume. Also, a few drops on your pillow at night will help you or your loved ones to drift off to sleep.

This wonderful essential oil can be too strong for gentle noses, especially children therefore I would suggest using it sparingly.

Ylang-Ylang is also poisonous to dogs and cats, please keep it away from your pets.

You are also able to digest 100% pure essential oil, however, I would not suggest for children

Oils that Blend Well with Ylang Ylang Oil

Ylang Ylang oil blends with a diverse range of oils to benefit both mind and body. For an ideal essential oil blend, combine Ylang Ylang oil with BergamotGeraniumGrapefruitLemonMarjoramSandalwood, or Vetiver essential oils for diffusion.


There are so many reasons to purchase your own bottle of this magical oil today. Ylang-Ylang is a fruity, sweet scent and is found in some very popular perfumes. But it can also have many benefits such as improving your mood, natural hair conditioner and can help with headaches. The fact it has been used for centuries is a good sign you are on to a good thing. Even the smell alone will hook you in. It is definitely well worth adding to your next essential oil shopping list.

Have fun in your self-healing journey!

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