Botanical Name: Cananga odorata
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Flowers
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Intensely sweet, heady floral similar to but more refined than Ylang Ylang complete
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood Virginian, Copaiba Balsam, Geranium Egyptian, Grapefruit Pink, Jasmine Absolute, Mandarin, Neroli, Peppermint Western US, Petitgrain, Sandalwood Australian and Vetiver.
Cautions: Possible skin sensitization. We recommend a maximum dilution of 0.8% for topical applications.
Ylang Ylang is most commonly known as an aphrodisiac. Differing from Ylang Ylang Complete, Ylang Ylang Extra is ideal for perfumers. With a more refined, rounded scent than Ylang Ylang Complete, Ylang Ylang Extra is great diffused or used in a perfume, and can also help reduce every day worry and uplift mood. Added to a carrier oil, it can also be used for a romantic massage!
What you will need:
- 1 tsp Beeswax
- 1 tsp Meadowfoam Carrier Oil or Vitamin E oil
- 20-50 drops of your favorite essential oil
- 1 locket
- A small wooden skewer for stirring
- A small jar
- Small saucepan
Add the Beeswax, Meadowfoam Carrier Oil and essential oil into the jar. Put it in the small saucepan with a little bit of water on medium heat. Continue to stir until beeswax melts. Carefully pour mixture into locket. Let sit until cooled. To use, simply rub the perfume surface with your finger and then dab on your skin.