Ylang-Ylang means “flowers of flower” or you can also say “fragrances or fragrances” and it is sourced from yellow bloom found on the cananga tree. This oil is mainly used for calming and relaxing therapy. Moreover, this oil is also used in perfumes and as aromatherapy. The main properties of this oil are Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Sedative and Tonic. Recently I discovered that Ylang-Ylang oil is very beneficial so I decided to write various uses of it.
Perfume: Always smell good by mixing few drops of Ylang-ylang oil trio your favorite lotion, hair serum, creams, styling agents etc.
Mood lifter: To get rid of worry, stress and sadness, simply put a single drop of Ylang-Ylang oil onto your palm and inhale it for 15-2o seconds or more. This oil is very good mood lifter and it helps relieve negative emotions.
Relaxing Bath Soak: Mix few drops of Ylang-Ylang oil into your bathing water and have a soothing and relaxing bath experience.
Fragrant Ambiance: Replace synthetic air-fresheners with Ylang-ylang oil. Take cotton-wool balls and put few drops on it and position them in your room or bathroom for seductive and sweet aroma.
Calming conditioner: Mix few drops of it into your favorite hair conditioner and it will maintain the moisture of your strands. Moreover it will also give you calming experience.
Hyperpnoea: Suffering from Hyperpnoea (it is basically increased depth of breathing during exercise or lack of oxygen? Inhale Ylang-Ylang oil directly from the bottle to balance the breathing.
Balance Sebum: Mix few drops of Ylang-Ylang oil with your body lotion and apply it on your arms and feet. It will treat over-dry and over-oily skin by balancing the secretion of sebum.
Headache: simply take your favorite carrier oil and mi few drops of Ylang-Ylang oil. Massage it into your temples to get rid of headache.
It Kills Head lice: Since ylang-ylang oil has sweet exotic fragrance so it is believed that the scent helps in killing the lice from head. Just mix few drops of it with your carrier and massage 2-3 times a day.
Hair growth: Ylang-ylang oil helps in stimulating hair growth and is known as perfect hair tonic. Mix it with your carrier oil or put drops of it on your hair brush while brushing for better results.
Insomnia: Suffering from insomnia? Simply massage 2-3 drops of into the soles of your feet or back of your neck before going to sleep. It will help you have a good night sleep.