Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil is one of many essential
oils used in aromatherapy.
Essential oils are generally used in very small quantities, e.g. measured as a small number of drops of the essential oil in a larger quantity of an appropriate carrier oil.
|Method of Extraction:||Water or steam distillation from fresh ylang ylang flowers. The first distillate (approx. 40%) is called ylang ylang extra and is the highest grade. There are 3 further distillates known as grades 1, 2 and 3.|
|Source locations:||Native to Indonesia and the Philippines.|
More about Aromatherapy:
- What is Aromatherapy ?
- History of Aromatherapy
- Massage Therapy and an overview of Massage Techniques
- Carrier oils vs. Essential Oils (article)
- Individual pages about carrier oils and essential oils
For more information see also books about aromatherapy.