Why is there always Ylang Ylang in perfume?
Ylang-ylang is a yellow, star-shaped flower from the Cananga tree. The flower is found in tropical rainforests in India and parts of the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia., Australia, as well as on the Farm Finca Botanica in Ecuador. The flower has a wide range of benefits (based on scientific research and cultural traditions), ranging from beauty (it is known for its fragrance) to wellness benefits such as:
It brightens your mood. In a 2009 study, the flower increased calmness in participants. Whether applied directly to the skin or inhaled through a diffuser, the flower’s constituents can be a great stress reliever.
It acts as an aphrodisiac. There is no research to support this claim. However, the flower’s soothing properties have been associated with stimulating sexual desire and balancing mental health. In Ecuador, ONLY WOMEN pick the flowers ( of which the heart of the flower turns red)… You now understand why!
It supports the appearance of the skin. The main ingredient -linalool- uses its action to nourish, moisturise and help repair the skin. Read more about it in a 2017 study.
Are essential oils or oil products suitable for detox?
Essential oils are powerful tools for detoxifying the body. They can be used in a variety of ways, including diffusing them into the air, applying them topically to the skin, or taking them internally. When used properly, essential oils can help to cleanse the body of toxins, reduce inflammation, and promote healing.
There are a few things to keep in mind when using essential oils for detox. First, be sure to only use high-quality, therapeutic-grade oils. Second, start slowly and increase the amount you use gradually as your body becomes more accustomed to them. Finally, pay attention to how your body responds to each oil and make adjustments as needed.
Some good essential oils to use for detox are lemon, grapefruit, peppermint, rosemary, and ginger. diffusing these oils into the air is a great way to purify the air and promote detoxification. You can also add a few drops to a bath or apply them topically to the skin. When taking essential oils internally, be sure to start with just a drop or two and increase the amount gradually. You can add them to water, tea, or smoothies, or put a few drops under your tongue.