Ylang Ylang’s heady, sweet and floral scent is often recommended to calm the mind.
What is ylang ylang?
The cananga tree, also called Ylang, is a tropical plant native to Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines, that grows up to 60 feet tall. The oil is extracted from the plant's yellow flowers by steam distillation.
What are the benefits of ylang ylang?
- The sensual scent of ylang ylang flowers uplifts the mood and reduces anxiety.
- The oil has stimulating properties on the blood flow, invigorating the scalp and promoting healthy hair growth.
- It conditions the hair well and gives shine.
- The flowers’ scent is considered a great aphrodisiac.
Did you know?
Ylang ylang oil can have different grades depending on its quality. Ylang ylang extra is the best quality with the most stringent standards.
Where does Lush source ylang ylang from?
Lush sources ylang ylang oil and flowers from different suppliers around the world. To find out more about them and the quality of their products, browse your Lush product’s list of ingredients and click on the ones you are interested in. This should take you to a page full of details!