What is Ylang-Ylang - What is its Scent?
Have you ever wondered why ylang-ylang is a very popular scent?
But first what is ylang-ylang? (pronounced EEE-lang EEE-lang) and what it smells like?
According to Wikipedia It's a tropical tree that is native from India, through parts of Indochina, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Indonesia, to Queensland, Australia.
Ylang-ylang is the name of a tree that is native to Indonesia but has been naturalized in many tropical locations. The tree is particularly famed for its flowers, which have a very pleasant aroma, and powerful essential oil that has been linked to a number of medicinal benefits. Its essential oil is highly sought after for its , sesquiterpenes, and other organic compounds that make it so potent.
Uses of Ylang Ylang
What It Smells Like
The fragrance of ylang-ylang is rich and deep with notes of rubber and custard, and bright with hints of jasmine and neroli. Ylang ylang oil is beautifully fragrant, with a heavy, sweet, slightly fruity floral scent. It is one of the main notes in many of the most popular fragrances today, including Chanel No. 5 and Joy Perfume.
Some women's fragrances that feature ylang-ylang in their composition include:
Enjoy Ylang-Ylang at your Home with Aubert & Amandine in the scent of Joy
Image by: Jessica Cobb
Use it to set your mood on happiness, gratitude and celebration.
- Fresh, floral, sweet, slightly fruity, fragrant, yet delicate
- Floral notes are tamped down with fresh citrus scent of mandarin oranges
JOY Essential oil: Ylang Ylang Fragrance Family: Floral
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