Description– Intensely, sweet, floral fragrance.
Origin and main producers– native to the Philippines, now spread throughout tropical Asia, Java and Madagascar.
Plant part used in extraction– flowers
Caution – Excessive use may lead to headaches and nausea. Could irritate sensitive skin.
Aromatic lore– Pronounced ee-lang, ee-lang, Ylang Ylang means “fragrance of fragrances” and as a native flower of Madagascar and the Reunion islands, is symbolic of love.