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Description & Extraction:
Obtained from the fresh flowers of the ylang ylang tree, provided Ylang Ylang Oil is usually founded in the rainforests of South Pacific as well as Asian islands such as Philippines, Java, Sumatra, Indonesia, Polynesia and Comoro. This oil has the highest amount of esters and a sweetish fragrance.
The main chemical components are linalool, geranyl acetate, caryophyllene, p-cresyl methyl ether, methyl benzoate, benzyl acetate, benzyl benzoate and other sesquiterpenes. There are assorted 'pressings' of ylang-ylang oil - with them being known as 'extra' and then 1st, 2nd and 3rd pressing.
Complimentary Oils of Ylang Ylang Oil
The oil blends well with Geranium, Grapefruit, Lemon, Bergamot, Sandalwood, Marjoram and Vetiver essential oils.
Works as an optimal aphrodisiac, antidepressant, hypotensive, nervine, antiseborrhoeic, sedative and antiseptic substance.
|Product||Ylang Ylang Oil|
|Colour||Almost Colurless to Pale Yellow|
|Odour||Sweet pleasant flowery soft floral spicy balsamic odour|
|Specific Gravity||0.975 – 0.985|
|Refractive Index||1.4880 – 1.4940|
|Optical Rotation||-28º To -45º|