Lavender is very well known to help us calm and relax, however there are others as Ylang ylang, a beautiful flower used to make essential oil, its color is yellow and we can appreciate a star-shaped. This flower grows on the Cananga tree (Cananga odorata) and is a tropical specie native to countries surrounding the Indian Ocean, such as India, the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, and parts of Australia. the escent is aromatic, fruity, flowery, and rich.
Can Lavender & Ylang Ylang work together?
Yes of course, at the industry you will find Ylang ylang & lavender mix to help calm and low the stress in this complicated times, also if you want want to enjoy a profound fragrance, can be added neroli to the formula to give you serenity when you apply it. (carrier: oil coconut). Tip: Never apply pure essential oil at your skin is recommended mix few drops into the carrier oil.
Some good books to read
Woelk, H. and Schläfke, S. (2010) A multi-center, double-blind, randomised study of the Lavender oil preparation Silexan in comparison to Lorazepam for generalized anxiety disorder.
Buchbauer, G., Jirovetz, L., Jager, W., Plank, C. and Dietrich, H. (1993) Fragrance compounds and essential oils with sedative effects upon inhalation.
Cassella, S., Cassella, J.P. and Smith, I. (2002) Synergistic antifungal activity of tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) and lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) essential oils against dermatophyte infection.
Hongratanaworakit, T. and Buchbauer, G. (2004) Evaluation of the harmonizing effect of ylang ylang on humans after inhalation.