Ylang Ylang is a floral scent that helps us feel mentally present and is useful for boosting libido, sleep and skincare
What it is: 15mL Ylang Ylang essential oil (cananga odorata) steam distilled in Indonesia. A floral base note with a fragrant punch of sweet notes.
Why you need it: Inhale this scent to experience simplicity and to feel present and connected to your mind and body. Use for sex, sleep, and to improve acne.
Mental benefit: Brings feelings of reassurance and releases feelings of guilt related to trauma.
Physical benefit: A natural aphrodisiac that boosts pheromones, this oil is called the "fertility oil" for a reason. Also clears up acne and irritated skin.
Use for: Use 4-6 drops in a diffuser to feel present and experience mindfulness. Dilute 1-2 drops in a base oil (like Jojoba) and apply to the face and other areas of the body where oily skin is a concern.
Want to know more? Check out all of the ways to use Ylang Ylang for mood, skincare and haircare here.