Ylang Ylang is a floral scent that helps us feel mentally present and is useful for boosting sex drive, 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 presence of mind. 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, they call this 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.