While famed for its exquisite fragrance and long history as a component of perfumes, ylang ylang has much to offer therapeutically. It is an effective mood uplifting agent as well as having calming properties.
Antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, sedative, and tonic
Common Primary Uses
Aphrodisiac, Arrhythmia, Calming, Colic, Crying, Diabetes, Exhaustion, Fear, Hair (Loss), High Blood Pressure, Hormonal Balance, Hyperpnea, Libido (Low), Palpitations, Relaxation, Sedative, Stress, Tachycardia, Tension
Other Possible Uses
Ylang ylang may help with rapid breathing, balancing equilibrium, frustration, balancing heart function, impotence, infection, intestinal problems, sex drive problems, shock, and skin problems.
Aromatically, Topically, Internally, Topically with no dilution
Repeated use can possibly result in contact sensitization
More information can be found in the Modern Essentials book.