Ylang ylang is a yellow, star-shaped flower which grows on the Cananga tree. Native to the tropical countries surrounding the Indian Ocean, such as India, the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, and parts of Australia. The flower has a heady, aromatic fruity scent, which is also flowery, and rich.
It has been used for its beautiful fragrance in a wide range of products. But did you know ylang ylang can also reduce anxiety and boost self esteem. When applied to the skin in the form of an essential oil. The same effect can be had from inhaling the scent. It has also been used historically for its sedative effect. Which by dramatically reducing blood pressure rates as well as the heart rate of healthy men.