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The complete distillation of Ylang-ylang flowers takes about 22 hours. The density  of the oil varies depending on the distillation time.
There are 5 oil qualities.


The variety of ylang-ylang that we distill is the Cananga Odorata Genuina.

Its parfum is a combination of floral, spicy, balsamic, fruity and woody notes that  give fragrances an elegant aroma, hot and sensual. It is also used in the composition of renowned perfumes.

The best qualities of essential oils of ylang ylang (form Genuina) come from the Comoros because the trees grow on volcanic soil and  give essential oils a very special note . 

It is for this reason that the chromatographic profile of the oils differs considerably depending on whether the trees  grow in the Comoros or elsewhere.

 EO Quality               Distillation time for a full cook              Yield                        Use                                      
EXTRA                          La 1ère heure                                             15%                      Parfums haut de gamme  Première                     2 à 3 heures (2h)                                      20%                      Produits cosmétiques
Deuxième                   3 à 6 heures  (3h)                                      10%                      Produits cosmétiques
Troisième                    6 à 22 heures (16h)                                  55%                     Savons Complète                   mélange des différentes fractions                                                                           Cosmétique, aroma-thérapie



Antispasmodic: it relaxes the muscles.

Aphrodisiac, Sexual tonic:it contains invigorating molecules which make it a recognized aphrodisiac.

Hypotensive, Antiarrhythmic: calm les extrasystoles, palpitations and hypertension.

Antidepressant, Calming: rich in geranyl acetate,  relaxing molecule that acts on the central nervous system and calms anxiety.

Regulates sebum secretion: regulates  both deficiencies and  excess sebum secretion in the skin and hair.

Anti-infective: both antibacterial and antifungal.

pest control:  intestinal antiparasitic (lamblias, roundworms, hookworms), and cutaneous (lice, mites, mites, ticks).

Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant et Antidiabetic.



 The  qualities known as "EXTRA" and "EXTRA SUP" are used in perfumery for their intense fragrance but they are also the most anti-infectious and regenerative for the skin. They are also used for their calming, soothing and inflammatory virtues.

The FIRST, SECOND and THIRD qualities keep antispasmodic properties but their flavor becomes lighter and lighter as we cook them so they are less used in perfumery.

The THIRD is often used as an anti-parasitic, especially for parasitic dermatoses. It is effective against scabies, both for animals and for humans.

The mixture of all the fractions gives the essential oil called "COMPLETE" which is used as much in perfumery as in cosmetics, it has all the properties listed above.  It is the most used in aromatherapy.




DiffusionPour 2 drops of Ylang Ylang essential oil on a diffuser or on a porous pebble.

MassageMix 2 drops of Ylang Ylang essential oil in 10ml of massage oil (coconut, argan, sweet almond, apricot kernels).

ShampooAdd 1 drop of Ylang Ylang essential oil in your shampoo dose. Take breaks from time to time.

InhalationApply 1 drop of Ylang Ylang  essential oil on the inside of your wrists, then take deep breaths as soon as you feel an episode of anxiety or tachycardia.



- To avoid any risk of skin irritation, dilute the essential oil  in a vegetable oil (coconut oil, argan oil etc). It is recommended to do  an application test in the bend of the elbow 48 hours before use.

-  Be careful not to have too heavy a hand. The oil has such a strong scent that it can cause nausea and headaches.
- Not recommended the first 3 months of pregnancy.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Certain natural compounds contained in this essential oil may present a risk of allergy in certain sensitive people when the essential oil is incorporated into a cosmetic composition (according to the 7th Amendment of the European Directive relating to cosmetic products (2003/15/EC ): benzyl benzoate and, to a lesser extent, linalool, farnesols, geraniol, eugenol, benzyl salicylate, limonene.

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