Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil, Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang)
Ylang-ylang, also called Kananga, is of the family Magnoliaceae and is native mainly to Indonesia and Southeast Asia. By steam distillation of the flowers, the oil obtained has caring, skin-renewing properties and is antiseptic and can be applied to treat insect bites.
In aromatherapy, ylang-ylang is soothing, stimulating and tonic. It can be used for anxiety and depression and provides feelings of harmony.
see. Markus Schirner 2002 "Aromatic Oils" Schirner Verlag, Darmstadt, 4th edition 2011