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Did you know that the Ylang Ylang plant is also called the "perfume tree"? The flower from which the essential oil is extracted has been used in perfumes, religious ceremonies, wedding, and aromatherapy for centuries. Besides having a lovely scent, it lifts the mood while providing feelings of peace, promotes healthy skin and hair, and provides antioxidant support.*
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil blends well with a variety of other oils for additional benefit to the body and mind. For diffusion, try blending it with one or more of the following oils:
DIY Hair Perfume
- In a fine-mist glass spray bottle, add rose water, vanilla extract, and essential oils. Add more or less essential oil depending on your preference.
- Shake and spray on hair as desired.
Photo and recipe by doTERRA.
Ylang Ylang is sourced in Madagasgar. It is a very labor intensive process. The co-impact sourcing story is told in this video. It is so cool to hear from those involved how this work is directly affecting their lives and the lives of their families.
What is your favorite way to use Ylang Ylang?
*THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE, OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE.
**PLEASE NOTE THAT CITRUS ESSENTIAL OILS ARE PHOTOSENSITIVE AND CAN LIGHTEN YOUR HAIR IF EXPOSED TO UV RAYS.