Ylang Ylang – The flower of flowers (Cananga adorata)
In some cultures the Ylang Ylang flower is strewn across the marriage bed as a symbol of love. This calming sweet essence brings feelings of joy and sensuality, and is widely used as an aphrodisiac to help with impotency and frigidity. Ylang ylang balances the hormones and mood swings. Lowers blood pressure and provides a sensual glow. Hair care: Use as a hair/scalp tonic. Beneficial for dry hair. Use in moderation. Its heady scent may cause headaches or nausea. May have a chemical response to sunlight.