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Ylang Ylang Essential Oil


Botonical Name: Cananga odorata
CAS #: 8006-81-3
Country of Origin: Comores
Color & Odor: Pale yellow liquid @22°C with Sweet floral-balsamic odor
Solubility: Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
F.E.M.A. #: 3119
Specific Gravity: 0.930 @ 72°F
Optical Rotation: -49.9
Refractive Index: 1.508 @ 72°F
Flash Point: 187 °F
Major Constituents: benzyl acetate (ca. 25 %), p-cresyl methyl ether (ca. 20 %), methyl benzoate (ca. 5 %), methyl salicylate and cinnamyl acetate.
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

SKU: EOC-IN-E1041 Category:


About Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Ylang-ylang Oil is derived from Cananga odorata plant though steam distillation method. There are several grades of Ylang-ylang essential oil which are extracted at different times during the flower’s lengthy distillation. These grades are referred to as extra, I, II, & III. This is the first distillation of the oil.

Product Abstract:

Canagara odorata is typically a tall tropical tree about 20+ meters (60 feet) high with large, tender, fragrant pink, or yellow flowers. The yellow heads are considered the best for extracting essential oil.

Additional information

Net Quantity

10000ML / 338.14Oz / 22.00lbs, 1000ML / 33.81Oz / 2.20lbs, 100ML / 3.38Oz / 0.22lbs, 5000ML / 169.07Oz / 11.00lbs, 500ML / 16.91Oz / 1.10lbs

Uses and Benefits

Uses & Benefits of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil:

  • considered an effective aphrodisiac to battle impotence and frigidity as well as increasing sexual desire (as an aphrodisiac).
  • helps in reducing anxiety, tension, shock, fear and panic.
  • Lowering blood pressure.
  • Promoting relaxation (as a sedative).

Safety Considerations

  • Essential oil can cause headache and euphoria if used in excess.
  • It should be avoided by low blood pressure patients.
  • Consult with certified expert before using for children and pregnant women.



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