Everything That Is Good About Pure Ylang-Ylang Oil

A flower that was named based on a Tagalog word “ilang,” which brings the meaning “wilderness,” whereby back in the days, this exotic flower can be found in the wilderness of tropical forests before it was mass cultivated in the modern era. Ylang Ylang oil is extracted from the yellow, star-shaped flower of a ylang-ylang plant via steam distillation. It has a rich fruity and flowery scent.

The main chemical compounds found in pure ylang-ylang essential oil are Linalool, Geranyl acetate, Germacrene-D, beta-Caryophyllene, Benzyl acetate, Geraniol, Methyl p-Cresol, Methyl benzoate, Geranyl acetate, Farnasene, and Benzyl benzoate. Inhaling ylang-ylang essential oil has an immediate effect on the olfactory (sensory system used for smelling) system in the brain which allows one to immediately feel positive, uplifted, and calm. The perfect oil to use to wind yourself down after an overwhelming day. Now, let’s look into more benefits of this oil.

Benefits Of Ylang Ylang Oil:

  • Reduces stress, anxiety, sadness, and tension as well as improves the quality of sleep. In regard to sleep, ylang-ylang oil can help you fall asleep faster. It not only addresses negative emotions but also provides a positive and uplifting feeling that makes one feel cheerful and positive.
  • One of the main constituents present in ylang-ylang is linalool which has been proven to possess stress-reducing properties in several research findings. Moreover, a study published in 2008 by the International Journal of Neuroscience discovered that inhaling the aroma of ylang-ylang essential oil helped increase feelings of calmness.  
  • Ylang-ylang helps stave off depression and negative emotions associated with depression. Inhaling ylang ylang can have immediate, positive effects on your mood and act like a mild, remedy for depression. Research shows it can help release negative emotions such as anger, low self-esteem, and even jealousy. Many women use it in bath and body recipes. When used in a bath, it is known to help improve circulation
  • Its anti-inflammatory properties help the wound healing process. Antibacterial and anti-fungal properties present in this oil prevent cuts or from becoming infected by harmful bacteria, viruses, or fungi. Therefore, promoting the healing of scars and wounds.
  • Nerve protecting, anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic properties of ylang-ylang oil can enhance the health of the nervous system, reduce the stress exerted on the nerves, balances blood pressure levels, deepen breathing, and stabilize the heart rate.
  • It can also be used to improve reproductive health and alleviate symptoms experienced during PMS. Analgesic properties allow ylang-ylang oil to reduce pain experienced during cramps. Also making it a good option for fibromyalgia sufferers.
  • It also balances and regulates oil production in the skin and hair which promotes smooth complexion, healthy hair, and scalp as well as soothe inflammation/ irritation occurring on the skin. Helps to maintain hydration and reduce dry skin.
  • Its aphrodisiac quality can increase libido and enhance sensuality in a relationship between partners/lovers. 
  • Inhaling the scent of ylang-ylang oil is also beneficial to boosting memory and thinking skills.

Ylang-ylang oil has all important activities such as being sedative, anti-anxiety, anti-depressant, analgesic, antibacterial, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, and insecticidal jam-packed into a bottle. Overall, a suitable oil to promote relaxation. This aromatic powerhouse is too good that we had to include it in two of our Dr MySalyanie products which are Dr Deep Away and Dr Bio Sleep

Be sure to get your hands on these brilliant oils today and let us know what you think once you’ve tried them. Comment down below your thoughts on this oil. Do check out our other blog posts to learn more about the other ingredients that we infuse into products. 

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