One of our top ten bestselling essential oils, this sensual and floral ylang ylang essential oil has soothing properties and helps to relieve emotional stresses during tense times. Known for its sweet, exotic scent and relaxing fragrance, ylang ylang oil is distilled from the delicate flowers hand-picked for us in Madagascar. We pay a fair price, plus an additional premium for community projects, for this beautifully calming essential oil.

Key ylang ylang benefit: Relaxing
Latin name: Cananga odorata
Country of origin: Madagascar
Blends beautifully with: grapefruit, bergamot and patchouli

Bath & Shower

The essential oil is inhaled through the aromatic steam, as well as being absorbed by the skin. For adults, add up to 5 drops in 2 tbsp bath oil, shower gel, or carrier oil. For children over 2 years old or adults with sensitive skin, reduce the amount to up to 2 drops per 2 tbsp. Not suitable for children under two years old.


This technique helps to clear your head and nose. For adults, add 4–6 drops to a bowl of steaming water, pace a towel over your head and breathe. Children over 2 years old, adults with sensitive skin and asthmatics should not inhale directly. Instead, place the bowl of hot water with added oils in the room nearby. Not suitable for children under two years old.


Relaxes your body and mind while helping to soothe aching muscles. For adults, use up to 7 drops in 1 tbsp of base oil. For children over 2 years old or adults with sensitive skin, use up to 3 drops in 1 tbsp of base oil. Not suitable for children under two years old.

Diffusers & Burners

A natural air freshener, this technique creates a relaxing ambiance and mood. For adults, add 1–3 drops in a diffuser or burner. For children over 2 years old, add 1–3 drops in a diffuser. Not suitable for children under two years old.

Cananga Odorata Flower Oil

Customer Reviews

Based on 10 reviews
My First Try With Ylang Ylang

Feel really good to try Ylang Ylang with Neal's Yard, a reliable brand.

Amanda C.
Tropical paradise

I diffuse this oil.. a beautiful garden smell all around my home. Makes me feel I’m in a tropical paradise!

Lesley C.
Beautiful scent

Beautiful scent which I use in my diffuser to ground and relax me during a yoga session. Blends beautifully with Bergamot and grapefruit

Yvonne W.
Rich and deep scent

Smells exactly like ylang ylang should. I use this mixed with carrier oil as a moisturiser/perfume and it's perfect.

Kathy B.
Ylang ylang

Beautiful heavenly smell!
Sweet & light!

Jasmine S.

Ylang Ylang Organic Essential Oil 10ml

Greta H.
Ylang Ylang a potent dreamy oil

This product is fantastic. It is very potent as I only used a few drops in my diffuser and it filled the room with a dreaming relaxing scent.

Patricia H.
One of my essentials for my burner

Beautiful and used very regularly