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The essential oil is used in aromatherapy
. It is believed to relieve high blood pressure
, normalize sebum
secretion for skin problems, and is considered to be an aphrodisiac
According to Margaret Mead
, it was used as such by South Pacific natives such as the Samoan Islanders
where she did much of her research.
The oil from ylang-ylang is widely used in perfumery
for oriental or floral themed perfumes (such as Chanel No. 5
). Ylang-ylang blends well with most floral, fruit and wood scents.
, ylang-ylang flowers are spread on the bed of newlywed
In the Philippines
, its flowers, together with the flowers of the sampaguita
, are strung into a necklace (lei
) and worn by women and used to adorn religious images.
Ylang-ylang's essential oil makes up 29% of the Comoros
' annual export (1998).
Ylang-ylang is a common flavoring in Madagascar
for ice cream.CANANGA ODORATA
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