Derived from the petals of the tropical ylang-ylang tree, ylang ylang essential oil can have serious benefits for a person’s health and is also capable of boosting energy at the same time. It has a beautifully sweet, floral scent about it, which makes it a popular choice of essential oil, used in a variety of ways.
For centuries it has been utilized due to its miraculous healing properties when it comes to skin, and it has a thickening effect on hair too. Frequently used as a newlywed bed decoration in its native Indonesia, ylang-ylang is thought to be an aphrodisiac worth paying close attention to.
The popular ways of using ylang ylang essential oils may have evolved over time, but it is still a versatile and very useful addition to any essential oil collection. Here are 8 of the current most popular ways to use ylang ylang oil for you to discover and maybe even try for yourself.
1. Natural Energizer
The scent alone of ylang-ylang is energizing enough, meaning that it is particularly useful in treating fatigue or aches and pains aromatically.
When a person is feeling drained, irritable or even just plain tired, ylang-ylang can give them the pick me up they’d been craving. A couple of drops on the wrists, neck, and chest can make all the difference. Make sure the oil is mixed in with a carrier oil and you could take yourself from either naught to sixty or the other way round, in a matter of minutes, dependent on where your mood is.
If you’re topping out around the edge of stressing out and having a nervous breakdown, ylang-ylang can soothe and ground you back into the comfort zone. If though, you’re struggling to find your usual verve and fighting spirit, ylang-ylang could help you rediscover it and spur you on to new achievements and accomplishments.