KOBASHI YLANG YLANG 1 OIL 100% Pure organically grown

LATIN NAME: Cananga odorata genuina.
SOURCE: Steam distilled from the flowers.
COLOUR: pale yellow.
ORIGIN: Madagascar
AROMA: sweet, exotic, deeply floral and heady.

QUALITIES: the name means 'flower of flowers', and describes it well! Long used for its sensual and aphrodisiac properties, the fresh flowers are strewn on the beds of newly married couples. The fresh flowers are also sold in markets for personal adornment, to scent clothes and houses, and as temple offerings. Its actions are soothing and relaxing, useful during times of tension and stress, also helps to soothe anger and grief. Used in many local skin preparations and ointments. Ideal for dry skin and as a hair rinse and tonic. It will help to stimulate the scalp and hair follicles. An ingredient in the Victorian hair treatment oil 'Macassar'. Ylang Ylang is an ingredient in Kobashi Sensual massage blend.

Blends well with ho leaf, Jasmin, Vetiver, Bergamot and Rose.

There are three main grades of Ylang Ylang, graded depending on the length of the distillation process. The first is called extra, then three more distillations called grades 1, 2, 3 and complete. Kobashi Ylang Extra is the first part of the distillation. Sometime Extra is not taken and by extending distillation a little longer Ylang Ylang 1 is taken first. The charged still is run constantly; in the beginning Extra and one are taken, then two and then three. Complete is a mix of the total distillation. Flowers have to be collected every day in the morning some are riper than others.

Only the top quality, yellows to orange ripe flowers are used to obtain Ylang extra .Kobashi Ylang extra oil is only possible when there is enough quantity of selected flowers. Naturally farmed.

From the Annonaceae family (Magnolia). A tall fast growing tropical tree, growing up to 35 metres but usually kept at around 3 metres when grown as a commercial crop. It produces a long and penetrating taproot, and flowers from the second year. The flowers are numerous, large, fragrant, and pale yellow-green, getting more fragrant and yellow with age. Flowering is often year round. The best harvest often obtained during the dry season April-June. Native to tropical South East Asia. Introduced to Madagascar in the 1930's.

No pesticides or herbicides found @ ppm.

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