Ultra-sweet, floral, rich and exotic scent of ylang-ylang will get your head around! This oil is especially liked by sensual, passionate people bursting with joy of life and very much needed for those who lack these qualities! The name of a plant, which originates from tropic lands (Philippines, Indonesia, Tahiti, Madagascar) is translated as �flower of flowers�, and the etherische olie itself in those countries is used as a natural remedy to treat fever and infections. Even to this day ylang-ylang flowers are soaked in coconut oil and local women protect their hair from sea salt water with this hair pomade. In tropical islands, the bedroom of newlyweds is usually decorated with cananga tree flowers, as the scent of ylang-ylang is believed to be a powerful aphrodisiac (to cause an increase of sexual desire, passion). etherische olie of ylang-ylang has been widely used in perfumery since 19th century, and the most famous perfume masterpiece CHANEL no. 5 contains this magical etherische olie!
Interesting fact: aromatherapists call etherische olie of ylang-ylang �a jasmine for the poor�, because these two etherische olies have similar properties but jasmine is much more expensive compared to ylang-ylang! Experienced perfumers know that if they want to enhance jasmine note in perfumes, it is necessary to add a few drops of ylang-ylang etherische olie as it raises all notes of jasmine to the top.
Like any other floral scents, ylang-ylang instantly changes our state of mind: improves mood, awakens the joy and enthusiasm of life, strengthens self-esteem, and activates sensuality and creativity. Floral scents in aromatherapy are attributed to hedonistic scents � they create the mood of happiness, luxury and comfort. Floral scents stimulate sensuality, and sexuality as a natural reaction of a healthy body that has excess energy. Therefore, this group of fragrances is often called as aphrodisiacs and it is associated with the Goddess of love, creativity and eroticism Aphrodite. Ylang-ylang is widely used in aromatherapy as a natural antidepressant, and sexual potency enhancer.
Ylang-ylang belong to the group of soothing and balancing etherische olies. One of the most valuable property of ylang-ylang is that it lowers high blood pressure, tachycardia, slows breathing, as well in literature it is described that it is especially suitable for choleric, hysterical personalities, as well after a shock, fright and high stress. Nevertheless, ylang-ylang is highly recommended for mothers, especially those that had a caesarean section � gentle, feminine scent of fragrant cananga helps to calm down, and come back to oneself and this helps to get connection with the baby.
How to use:
� Most commonly, ylang-ylang is used with a diffuser and since the scent is extremely sweet, it is rarely used by itself. Usually fragrant cananga is blended with other etherische olies such as bergamot, grapefruit, orange, lavender, neroli and rose. For an amazing scent at home, try the following synergy: 4 drops of sweet orange, 2 drops of lavender and 2 drops of ylang-ylang etherische olie. For an evening full of romance make a special blend of: 1 drop of jasmine, 2 drops of ylang-ylang and 6 drops of pink grapefruit!
� For massages, ylang-ylang oil must be diluted with sweet almond oil or any other carrier oil: 10 drops of etherische olie with 50ml of carrier oil. (Blend ylang-ylang alongside orange or grapefruit etherische olies).
� Pamper yourself with a divine, relaxing bath! Add 3 drops of ylang-ylang and 5 drops of lavender (or pink grapefruit) etherische olie to a glass of milk, pour the mixture into the bath and enjoy it for 10 to 15 minutes.
� Since fragrant cananga is so rich in phytoestrogens (plant based female hormones), this oil is believed to regulate hormone level, tone the female reproductive system and is beneficial during menopause and helps to maintain firm breast. For breast care make yourself a firming oil blend: 50ml of camellia oil, 5 drops of ylang-ylang, 7 drops of pink grapefruit etherische olie. Massage your breast with the blend twice a day, after a bath or shower (damp skin absorbs oil faster).
� During menopause, postpartum or irregular menstruation use a following blend twice a day: 50ml of carrier oil (such as sweet almond), 1 drop of rose, 1 drop of jasmine, 4 drops of ylang-ylang, 4 drop of lavender and 5 drops of bergamot etherische olies. Massage lower abdomen area and back with a wonderful aromatic blend.
� Ylang-ylang oil is highly valued in cosmetology as firming, radiant and youthfulness agent. It is believed that cananga etherische olie regulates sebum secretion and balances skin moisture. Drip few drops of ylang-ylang etherische olie into you face or body wash, unscented body lotion. The product will not only smell divinely but also it will give its benefits to the skin! You can also make a wonderful, skin brightening and nourishing �Goddesses Beauty Elixir� yourself! Here is the recipe: blend 4 drops of ylang-ylang, 6 drops of pink grapefruit etherische olies with 50ml of camellia oil. Use the blend alongside floral water, for best results use it twice a day instead of a daily cream.
� Ylang-ylang is wonderful in haircare! Add few drops of PURE, undiluted etherische olie to your hair shampoo, conditioner or mask at the time of use. It will give your hair the unique shine! This method is especially recommended for those suffering from seborrheic dermatitis in the scalp.
Please note, even if you love and adore ylang-ylang etherische olie, remember to always apply one of the aromatherapy rules �less is always more�. Excessive use of ylang-ylang etherische olie can cause dizziness, pain and nausea.
This tropical ylang-ylang etherische olie comes all the way from Madagascar, and is bottled in a fragrant arom�ma laboratory in Lithuania. Every single bottle is touched by our beautiful Goddesses� hands.
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