Ylang Ylang essential oil comes from the star-shaped flowers of the tropical Cananga odorata tree that is native to the lush, tropical rainforests of islands in the South Pacific and Asia. This tree can grow up to 40 feet tall and is from the Annonaceae family.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Cananga odorata
BOTANICAL FAMILY: Annonaceae
ADDITIONAL NAMES: Flower of Flowers
REGION(S) FOUND: Madagascar, Ecuador
PLATN PART USED: Used: Flower
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled
YL REGION: Most Young Living Ylang Ylang essential oil comes from Madagascar and Ecuador.
Ylang Ylang essential oil joined the Young Living family in 1994.