Aromatherapy and Essential Oils

What is ylang ylang essential oil used for

Ylang ylang – Cananga odorata var. genuine – is used in skin care for acne, as a hair rinse, for high blood pressure, heart palpitations, insomnia, stress related disorders, and as a fragrance oil in soaps and perfumes.


Ylang Ylang is known as the flowers of flowers. It’s a name derived from Malay, which means flower which flutter in the breeze. It is use to helped counter insect and snake bites and to avoid diseases throughout the rainy season. It is also a traditional treatment for asthma, malaria, rheumatism, diarrhea, and headaches.

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